Instead, Gardenhire said Thursday that right-hander Nick Blackburn was going on the 15-day DL with a strained left quadriceps. Blackburn was pulled after two innings in his start Wednesday night at Detroit.
After that game, the Twins announced that Doumit had been put on the DL with a strained right calf. But Gardenhire now says he's day to day after an MRI revealed encouraging results.
"The announcement that he was on the DL was just a little early. We kind of got ahead of ourselves," Gardenhire said.
Minnesota recalled outfielder Ben Revere from Triple-A Rochester to replace Blackburn.