Manager Paul Molitor made the announcement after Thursday’s Three-1 loss to the Tigers, one through which Sano was not within the lineup.
Molitor informed reporters he wasn’t sad with Sano’s effort, however believed the transfer would assist the 25-year-old work on all components of his recreation.
The corresponding roster transfer is anticipated to be Joe Mauer coming off the disabled listing on Friday. He’s been out since May 19 with a neck pressure and concussion signs.
Sano is hitting simply .203 with seven house runs and 27 RBIs this season. He’s additionally made 4 errors in 37 video games. Sano, an All-Star in 2017, has by no means performed in additional than 116 video games within the majors due to accidents.
Last season, the Dominican Republic-born Sano slugged 21 house runs earlier than the All-Star break however was hindered by accidents within the second half.
In December, a photographer alleged Sano grabbed her wrist and tried to pull her inside a toilet at a retailer in a mall after an autograph session in 2015. Sano denied the allegations and MLB didn’t self-discipline him after finishing an investigation into what occurred.