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Blackburn says he's 'very aware' Twins could release him

Twins pitcher Nick Blackburn doesn't like his chances of remaining with the club after this season, reports the Pioneer Press. The struggling right-hander, who was booted from the Twins' 40-man roster last month, admits he's "been terrible."
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Twins pitcher Nick Blackburn doesn't like his chances of remaining with the club after this season, reports the Pioneer Press.

The struggling right-hander, who was booted from the Twins' 40-man roster last month, admits he's "been terrible."

Blackburn went 4-9 with a 7.39 ERA in 19 starts before the roster move Aug. 20. The Twins signed Blackburn to a four-year, $14 million contract extension before the start of the 2010 season.

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