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Twins Begin Homestand

Twins Begin Homestand

The Twins begin a 10-game homestand tonight against the Toronto Blue Jays at Target Field.  Mike Pelfrey gets the ball for Minnesota.  He is 5-and-10 with a 4.86 ERA in 25 starts this season.  The Jays will counter with knuckle-baller R.A. Dickey, who is 11-and-12 with a 4.30 ERA.

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