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Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Nick Blackburn was removed with one out in the sixth inning during his start on Saturday against the Texas Rangers because of shoulder stiffness.
Francisco Liriano thinks he can carry something positive into the offseason. Well, at least his left shoulder isn't hurting.
Minnesota Twins right-hander Kevin Slowey has a muscle strain in his abdomen that requires at least a week of rest and a likely stint on the disabled list.
Minnesota Twins right-hander Kevin Slowey is headed to the 15-day disabled list with a muscle strain in his abdomen that requires at least a week of rest.
Jose Bautista hit three homers for the first time in his career Sunday, adding to his major league-leading total and sending the Toronto Blue Jays to an 11-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins and a sweep of their three-game series.
Capsules of American League teams, listed in order of finish last year:
The Minnesota Twins have claimed left-hander Dusty Hughes off waivers from the Kansas City Royals.
Mariano Rivera got the last out, sealing yet another October triumph. Jorge Posada trotted out to mound, and the Yankees came out of the dugout in a businesslike manner to shake each other hands.
The Minnesota Twins moved struggling right-hander Nick Blackburn into the bullpen, and left-hander Brian Duensing will take his place in the rotation.
"I was able to throw everything for strikes," Duensing said. "I settled down after the first inning. I needed that going into the end of the season. Everything feels fine. It took all year, but it's probably the best I've felt."
"I didn't get the job done when it counted," said Duensing, who allowed five runs and seven hits in 3 1-3 innings.