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Deduno, Twins eye tie with Tribe

With September racing along, the Twins have to pile up wins if they want to avoid another last-pace finish. They get a shot at 4th-place in the AL Central tonight. A win over Cleveland gets them there. Sam Deduno starts for Minnesota.
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