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Diamond drops appeal of suspension

Twins starting pitcher Scott Diamond dropped his appeal against a six game suspension handed to him by Major League Baseball for an apparent retaliation pitch that went behind Texas' Josh Hamilton's head last week. Diamond will miss six games, including his next start.
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