Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 9/3/14
MINNEAPOLIS -- Twins outfielder Josh Willingham will be sidelined at least a month after having arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Wednesday. The procedure was done to repair a torn meniscus in his knee; he's also letting a bone bruise heal in the meantime. With Willingham out, the door is now open for a few players to see more playing time in his absence. Oswaldo Arcia got the start in left field on Wednesday against the New York Yankees, while Clete Thomas started in right. Outfielder Chris Parmelee also figures to get more playing time in right field as Twins manager Ron Gardenhire shuffles his lineup over the coming weeks. "As I told the outfielders, we're going to kind of do the best we can to keep everybody swinging," Gardenhire said before Wednesday's game. "Arcia's going to get plenty of at-bats. Parms is going to get plenty of at-bats. We'll use Clete. We'll mix and match as best we possibly can. These guys are going to get to play a little bit now and see if they can ...
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