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Willingham went 1-for-4 with a solo home run Monday against the Tigers.
Pelfrey suffered another loss Monday against the Tigers as he pitched 5.1 innings and allowed four runs, seven hits and two walks to go along with one strikeout.
Walker is off to a strong start at Low-A Cedar Rapids by hitting .297/.373/.608 with six home runs in 20 games.
Perez (shoulder) has had his velocity top out at only 84 miles per hour in extended spring training outings, the Minneapolis Star Tribune
Plouffe was not in the starting lineup for a second consecutive game Sunday as Twins manager Ron Gardehire hasn't been happy with his defense, the Minneapolis Star Tribune
Dozier has reached base in 10 consecutive contests following Sunday's 2-for-4 performance. During that stretch, he's hitting .382 (13-for-34) with four RBI, seven runs scored, and one stolen base.
Correia cruised through eight shutout innings, giving up six hits and one walk while tallying two strikeouts, as Minnesota kept Texas in check Sunday.
Pinto, 24, is batting .325/.417/.566 with five home runs and 19 RBI through 21 games for Double-A New Britain.
Harden (shoulder) experienced soreness while throwing this week, but it isn't viewed as a major setback, MLB.com's Rhett Bollinger
Willingham went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer and his first stolen base of the year in Saturday's 7-2 win over the Rangers.
Perkins came on in a non-save situation Saturday against the Rangers and allowed two runs on one hit and two walks.
Hernandez allowed five hits and one walk, while striking out three over five scoreless innings, against the Rangers on Saturday to earn his first career win.
Plouffe is not in the Twins' lineup Saturday against the Rangers, MLB.com
Morneau is not in the Twins' lineup Saturday against the Rangers, MLB.com