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Gardenhire: Brian Dozier to start at shortstop

On his Sunday morning radio show, Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said Dozier will be his starting shortstop. The infielder will join the team at Target Field Monday when the Twins kick-off another series with the Los Angels Angels. Right-hander Scott Diamond is also being recalled.
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On his Sunday morning radio show, Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said Dozier will be his starting shortstop. The infielder will join the team at Target Field Monday when the Twins kick-off another series with the Los Angels Angels. Right-hander Scott Diamond is also being recalled.

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