Anthony Swarzak P MIN 20 Hrs

Swarzak's spot start against the Indians on Sunday didn't go so well - he gave up five runs (three earned) on eight hits and two walks over 4.1 innings, striking out two to get the loss.

Swarzak wasn't exactly pitching for his future role with the Twins - he doesn't profile to be in their rotation next year. But this outing pretty well represents what he brings to the table. He entered the game with a 4.42 ERA and 44:25 K:BB over 77.1 innings.

Anthony Swarzak P MIN 3 Days

Swarzak will start for the Twins on Sunday against the Indians, Tyler Mason of Fox Sports North reports.

Swarzak will receive a spot start in the place of Tommy Milone, who is dealing with a neck injury. He didn't fare well in his last outing, allowing six runs over 4.2 innings of work, and now sports a 4.42 ERA over his 48 major league outings.

Anthony Swarzak P MIN 7 Days

Swarzak was routed Monday night, allowing six runs in 4.2 innings against the Tigers.

The spot start did not work out for the 29 year old hurler. Swarzak now has a 4.42 ERA in 48 Major League outings�two starts. If he sticks in the rotation he will face the Indians at home this weekend.

Anthony Swarzak P MIN 8 Days

Swarzak will start Monday against Detroit, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

He'll make a spot start but could remain in the rotation with Tommy Milone unlikely to return from a neck injury.

Anthony Swarzak P MIN 9 Days

Swarzak could start Monday against the Tigers, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

Manager Ron Gardenhire said that Swarzak is "the hope" for Monday, with Tommy Milone scratched due to neck issues, but everything will depend on how the bullpen is used this weekend. The 29-year-old Swarzak gave up four homers in 13.1 innings in August but is still sitting with a 3.00 ERA since the All-Star break.

Anthony Swarzak P MIN 1 Month

Swarzak (ankle) gave up two runs over 3.1 innings with two strikeouts and no walks in Monday's loss to Kansas City.

It was Swarzak's first outing since suffering a sprained right ankle Tuesday and it didn't appear to be an issue.

Anthony Swarzak P MIN 1 Month

Swarzak (ankle) was able to run off the mound to cover first base and was cleared to play Friday, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

When he first sprained his ankle Tuesday it was thought he'd land on the DL, but now it looks like he could be back on the mound shortly.

Anthony Swarzak P MIN 1 Month

X-rays on Swarzak's right ankle were returned negative, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

Although no structural damage was found in the ankle, Swarzak may still require a DL stint after hurting himself while fielding a ball Tuesday. The Twins will need to clear a roster spot for Ricky Nolasco (elbow) prior to Friday's game.

Anthony Swarzak P MIN 1 Month

Swarzak injured his right ankle while fielding a ball Tuesday and is likely to be placed on the DL, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

He sprained his ankle and it was in a walking boot Wednesday. He'll likely be placed on the DL when Ricky Nolasco is activated from the DL and returns to start Friday.

Anthony Swarzak P MIN 2 Months

Swarzak could start Thursday at Oakland, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.