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Twins' Gibson regaining dominant form

Minnesota Twins 2009 first-round draft pick Kyle Gibson looks like he's on the right track back from Tommy John Surgery. He's pitching in the Arizona Fall League -- a hitter friendly league -- and in his latest start he allowed just one run and struck out eight over five innings.
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