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Twins interested in Edwin Jackson and Jeff Francis

John Paul Morosi of Fox Sports is reporting the Twins are interested in signing starting pitchers Edwin Jackson and Jeff Francis. Morosi reports the Twins have had initial conversations with Francis' agent. As for Jackson, his price tag might be too high.
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John Paul Morosi of Fox Sports is reporting the Twins are interested in signing starting pitchers Edwin Jackson and Jeff Francis. Morosi reports the Twins have had initial conversations with Francis' agent. As for Jackson, his price tag might be too high.

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