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Alejandro De Aza
Chicago White Sox
Roughly three hours after being yanked in the first inning, Minnesota Twins right-hander Liam Hendriks sat patiently at his locker waiting for reporters to leave the manager Ron Gardenhire's office.
As soon as they headed his way, Hendriks stood up and talked about his role in the Twins' 12-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Monday night.
''That was embarrassing,'' said Hendriks (1-3), who got only two outs and allowed seven runs and five hits. ''That's the only way to put it. Embarrassing, disappointing. I don't know what else to say about that one.
''To not even get out of the first inning is just ridiculous.''
There was no disagreement in the rest of the locker room.
''He didn't really use his breaking ball much, he wasn't locating at all. He was firing the ball over the place; just a bad start for him,'' Gardenhire said. ''They put up a touchdown in the first inning and that takes you ou...
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