The Twins made the move Tuesday before their game at Detroit and designated utility infielder Gregorio Petit for release or assignment to make room on the roster.
Belisle had a 5.06 ERA for the Indians in eight appearances earlier this season before being assigned to Triple-A Columbus. The 38-year-old posted a 4.03 ERA for the Twins in 2017 in 62 appearances. He moved from setup man to a ninth-inning role after closer Brandon Kintzler was traded.
Twins relievers rank 21st in the major leagues with a 4.15 ERA.
Petit had 26 at-bats for the Twins. He hit .308 and played all four infield positions.
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DETROIT (AP) - The Minnesota Twins have signed right-handed reliever Matt Belisle to an $800,000, one-year contract, bringing back the popular veteran after a stint with Cleveland.