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Eddie Rosario up, Kevin Jepsen DFA'd

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This was bound to happen eventually.

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Eddie Rosario was called up (and will be in uniform today), and Kevin Jepsen was designated for assignment.

Rosario was hitting very well in Rochester, posting a .319/.343/.538 line at the plate with 7 home runs. He still only walked about 4% of the time (that's double what he was doing here so... progress?), which is still his main issue.

Kevin Jepsen fell off a cliff this year, after being quite decent for the Twins in 2015. The strikeouts are down (8.5 to 6.5 K/9) and the home runs are way up (0.7 to 2.1 HR/9). This has inflated his ERA and FIP to over well over 5. The Twins first demoted him from the closer role, but he still struggled.