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Terry Ryan: Nishioka stays ... for now

It's been a rough week for Twins second baseman Tsuyoshi Nishioka. He's struggled at the plate (0-12) and on the field (three errors). Nevertheless, Twins GM Terry Ryan says he's staying on the roster.
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