MILWAUKEE -- Minnesota Twins slugger Miguel Sano has been activated from the 60-day injured list after missing three months with a torn meniscus in his left knee.


The Twins announced the move before starting a two-game series with the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday.

Sano hurt the knee on April 26 while celebrating a 5-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers in a game that was decided on the final play. He played four days later but left the game early with knee pain and later underwent surgery.

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Sano, 29, has been playing first base this season but also has experience at third base.

In other moves, the Twins optioned outfielder Gilberto Celestino to Triple-A St. Paul and transferred left-handed pitcher Danny Coulombe to the 60-day injured list.

Coulombe originally went on the injured list on May 28 with a left hip impingement.

Coverage of Minnesota Twins baseball is on ESPN 102.3/AM1000 KSOO.

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