Manager Ron Gardenhire said WBC hero RHP Samuel Deduno will start Friday for the @twins in Detroit.
St. Paul Pioneer Press "Samuel Deduno's wild ride has taken a detour. The Twins right-hander has been pushed back from his scheduled start Sunday, March 24, due to minor tightness in his groin. Right-hander P.J. Walters will take Deduno's place, Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said, adding Deduno's status is "day to..." March 23
Twinkie Town "Two things killed Deduno in 2012: allowing one in every five fly balls to leave the park, and being unable to hit his spots. He had a decent fastball and a good slider, but his changeup wasn't of much use and his primary breaking ball, his curve, wasn't terribly effective, either. Luckily,..." February 24
St. Paul Pioneer Press "Two more Minnesota Twins have been added to the World Baseball Classic mix. Right-hander Samuel Deduno, 29, was recently informed he will be part of the WBC team for his native Dominican Republic. Deduno went 6-5 with a 4.44 earned-run average in 15 starts for the Twins last season after..." February 19