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 Posted: Tue May 1st, 2012 09:03 pm
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LOS ANGELES -- The Minnesota Twins are recalling catcher Drew Butera from the minors to add some depth behind banged-up Joe Mauer.

The Twins announced plans to recall Butera on Tuesday, a few hours before they were set to play the Los Angeles Angels. The Twins did not immediately announce a corresponding move.

Mauer was injured while catching Sunday when he took a foul ball off his left knee. He did not play in the opener against the Angels on Monday night and is considered day to day. The Twins also had to send Justin Morneau home to get his left wrist examined.

Butera was an offensive liability last season. But he is hitting .279 with one home run and 18 RBIs in 15 games for Triple-A Rochester this season.