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Frustrated Twins look to avoid 0-5 start

It's Carl Pavano vs. Jered Weaver tonight at Target Field as the Twins' offense looks to bust out of its April doldrums against the L.A. Angels. It might not be easy. Weaver opened the season in Kansas City, striking out 10 and allowing four hits through eight innings.
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It's Carl Pavano vs. Jered Weaver tonight at Target Field as the Twins' offense looks to bust out of its April doldrums against the L.A. Angels. It might not be easy. Weaver opened the season in Kansas City, striking out 10 and allowing four hits through eight innings.

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