Twins cut Buscher from 40-man roster

Posted on November 3rd, 2009 – 11:57 AM
By Joe Christensen

The Twins have cut infielder Brian Buscher from their 40-man roster, outrighting him to Class AAA Rochester. He can become a minor-league free agent 16 days after the World Series.

Buscher, 28, batted .235 with two home runs and 12 RBI in 61 games for the Twins this season, posting a .360 on-base percentage and a .316 slugging percentage.

The Twins did not have Buscher on their original 25-man playoff roster, though he did replace Matt Tolbert after Tolbert suffered a strained oblique muscle.

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