Tue, 29 May 2012 15:43:50 -0700
The Washington Nationals had OF Erik Komatsu returned to them after the Minnesota Twins designated him for assignment. He will be assigned to Triple-A Syracuse.
Tue, 29 May 2012 10:55:02 -0700
The Minnesota Twins recalled P Jeff Manship from the minors Sunday, May 27, and designated OF Erik Komatsu for assignment in a corresponding move.
Wed, 16 May 2012 15:40:32 -0700
Minnesota Twins OF Denard Span (hamstring) was scratched from the lineup Wednesday, May 16, with tightness in his right hamstring, and he's listed as day-to-day. OF Erik Komatsu is starting in center field.
Tue, 08 May 2012 13:25:13 -0700
Minnesota Twins OF Josh Willingham (mouth) is back in the lineup Tuesday, May 8, and OF Erik Komatsu is hitting in the leadoff spot with OF Denard Span resting. It'll be Span's first day off of the season.
Fri, 04 May 2012 19:22:12 -0700
Minnesota Twins OF Erik Komatsu, claimed off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals earlier in the day, is not yet with the team for the game Friday, May 4, against the Seattle Mariners. He is expected to join the team Saturday, May 5.
Fri, 04 May 2012 12:36:38 -0700
The Minnesota Twins claimed OF Erik Komatsu off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals Friday, May 4, and designated OF Clete Thomas for assignment in a corresponding move. 3B Sean Burroughs cleared waivers and accepted his outright assignment to Triple-A Rochester.
Tue, 01 May 2012 10:57:20 -0700
The St. Louis Cardinals activated OF Allen Craig (knee) from the disabled list Tuesday, May 1, and designated OF Erik Komatsu for assignment in a corresponding move. Komatsu, the team's Rule 5 pick, will have to pass through waivers before the Cardinals must return him to the Washington Nationals.
Fri, 20 Apr 2012 17:15:21 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals 2B Skip Schumaker (undisclosed) left the game in the first inning Friday, April 20, after crashing into the center field wall trying to catch a fly ball. OF Erik Komatsu replaced him in center.
Thu, 19 Apr 2012 16:56:00 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals OF Jon Jay (shoulder), who was wearing a sling after the game Thursday, April 19, underwent X-rays on his right shoulder, which showed no structural damage. He's being listed as day-to-day, but he'll be re-evaluated Friday, April 20. OF Adron Chambers would likely be recalled if Jay is forced to the disabled list. OFs Skip Schumaker, Erik Komatsu or Shane Robinson can also play center field to keep OF Carlos Beltran in right field.
Fri, 06 Apr 2012 20:34:07 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals OF Erik Komatsu appeared as a pinch-hitter in the ninth inning Friday, April 6, against the Milwaukee Brewers, and he beat out a throw for an infield single, his first career major league hit. "That hit was earned," Komatsu said jokingly. "It was a special moment. My heart was racing as I walked up to the plate. It was special."