Twins officially release right-hander Joel Zumaya
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FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Minnesota Twins announced Wednesday that right-hander Joel Zumaya has officially been released, meaning there are now 38 players on the team's 40-man roster.
Zumaya tore his right UCL during a 13-pitch live bullpen session the second week of spring training in late-February. He is scheduled to undergo Tommy John surgery in Pensacola, FL on Thursday.
The Twins signed Zumaya to an $850,000 major league contract this offseason with $400,000 in guaranteed money.