Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 9/13/12
MINNEAPOLIS A Thursday MRI revealed that Twins rookie starting pitcher Cole De Vries cracked a rib in his Saturday start against Cleveland after being hit by a line drive. He will miss the rest of the season.De Vries pitched six scoreless innings on Saturday, giving up just three hits, and he attempted to pitch through the injury before coming out of the game. He said that he felt almost relieved at the diagnosis after wondering why what he originally thought was only a bruise would not heal. "Now I know that there was something wrong," De Vries said. "Before I was just kind of going around blind. I was wondering why it was continuing to hurt so bad It's unfortunate. I wish it didn't happen. But there's a little relief."On the season, De Vries had a 5-5 record with a 4.11 ERA and was one of the Twins'pleasant surprises. "Cole has done a nice job. A really nice job," said Twins manager Ron Gardenhire. "I would have liked to see him finish out the season, but unfortunately he got hur...
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