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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 and struck 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
Arcia went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run against the Rangers on Friday.
Diamond gave up three runs on 12 hits with no walks and four strikeouts over 6.1 innings during Friday's 5-4 loss to the Rangers.
Hicks went 1-for-3 in Friday's loss to Texas. He's 3-for-8 in his last three games.
Parmelee is 2-for-12 with a pair of strikeouts in his last three games after missing time with a sore elbow.
Duensing struck out one while tossing 1.2 scoreless innings Thursday against Texas.
Buxton went 3-for-5 with two doubles, a home run, five RBI and a walk at Low-A Cedar Rapids on Thursday.
Doumit wasn't in Thursday's starting lineup, as the Twins plan to give Oswaldo Arcia extended playing time. Doumit did go 0-for-2 after replacing Arcia as a pinch-hitter. "I know Doumit, he can probably bite a bat in half right now," Twins manager Ron Gardenhire told the St. Paul Pioneer Press
. "He played pretty much every day for us last year, but you know what? I didn't bring Arcia up here to sit on the bench."
Arcia started at DH and went 0-for-2 in Thursday's loss to Texas. Manager Ron Gardenhire said Arcia would remain in the starting lineup in the near term, often at the expense of Ryan Doumit. "I didn't bring Arcia up here to sit on the bench," Gardenhire told the St. Paul Pioneer Press