The Minnesota Twins activated right-handed pitcher P.J. Walters from the disabled list and purchased the contract of right-hander Esmerling Vasquez from Class AAA, the club announced Saturday.
Walters missed 70 games with right shoulder inflammation. He is 2-2 with a 5.40 ERA in seven starts. Vasquez went 9-6 with a 2.78 ERA in Class AAA and is expected to start for Minnesota on Sunday.