The Minnesota Twins announced today they have selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Derek Law from Triple-A St. Paul.
Law will be making his second stint with the Twins this season, after previously appearing in five games from May 8-17 and allowing six earned runs in 6.1 innings, with nine strikeouts in those outings. The 30-year-old has also posted a 4.61 ERA (13.2 IP, 7 ER) with four walks and 12 strikeouts in 11 relief appearances for Triple-A St. Paul this season.
To make room for Law on the 26-man roster, the Twins have designated right-handed pitcher Matt Shoemaker for release or assignment. Shoemaker appeared in 16 games (11 starts) for the Twins, going 3-8 with an 8.06 ERA (60.1 IP, 54 ER), 27 walks and 40 strikeouts.