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Ex-Twins Slowey, Dickey scale Kilimanjaro

He couldn’t be bothered to pitch out of the Twins’ bullpen, but Kevin Slowey has reached the top of Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa. Slowey and former Twin R.A. Dickey made the trip together. Dickey pitches for the Mets. Slowey was traded to the Rockies.
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He couldn’t be bothered to pitch out of the Twins’ bullpen, but Kevin Slowey has reached the top of Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa. Slowey and former Twin R.A. Dickey made the trip together. Dickey pitches for the Mets. Slowey was traded to the Rockies.

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