Found August 29, 2013 on
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This was one difficult series for the Minnesota Twins, and it took a turn for the worse when Samuel Deduno was hampered by right shoulder soreness on Thursday.
Deduno left after three innings and Minnesota lost 3-1 to the Kansas City Royals, completing a three-game series sweep with its fifth consecutive loss.
Deduno (8-8) allowed three runs and four hits, struck out four and walked one. He had been bothered by biceps tendinitis, but he wanted to keep pitching. When he had trouble locating the ball against Kansas City, the Twins decided enough was enough.
He said he felt a little pain when trying to throw his fastball hard.
''I wanted to be aggressive. That's when I felt it,'' he said. ''I wanted to keep pitching, but they told me they want to see what's wrong with my shoulder.''
Deduno is scheduled for an MRI Friday. He said he wasn't sure if he'd make his next start.
The Royals outscored Minnesota 17-3 in the three-game set to ...
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Minnesota Twins right-hander Samuel Deduno has soreness in his throwing shoulder.
Deduno was pulled from his start against Kansas City on Thursday after three innings because of discomfort. He gave up four hits, three runs and a walk while striking out four. Deduno was bothered by biceps tendinitis around the shoulder earlier this month.
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