Monday update: Orioles claim Gabino, Morillo added to 40-man, Huber clears waivers

Posted on November 9th, 2009 – 1:34 PM
By Joe Christensen

CHICAGO — A few bits of Twins news today from the GM Meetings:

(*)  The Orioles claimed righthanded pitcher Armando Gabino on waivers. Gabino made one start for the Twins this season and one relief appearance, posting a 17.18 ERA. He went 6-4 with a 2.94 ERA in 38 games for Class AAA Rochester.

(*) The Twins have selected the contract of reliever Juan Morillo, putting him back on their 40-man roster. Morillo, a hard-throwing righthander claimed off waivers from the Rockies, posted a 22.50 ERA in three appearances for the Twins and went 6-6 with a 3.90 ERA in 46 games for Rochester, notching 87 strikeouts in 67 innings.

(*) 1B Justin Huber cleared waivers and was outrighted to Class AAA Rochester. Huber batted .273 with 22 home runs and 76 RBI for the Red Wings this season and went 1-for-2 for the Twins.

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