Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 7/9/12
By the time Sunday's 13-inning game between the Twins and Rangers was over, Cole De Vries' impressive start was all but forgotten. Still, that doesn't take away from the outing the right-hander put together for Minnesota.In just his fifth career major league start, De Vries delivered his best outing as a Twin. The Eden Prairie, Minn., native and former Golden Gopher held the Rangers scoreless through seven innings. It didn't matter in the end, though, as Minnesota's bullpen allowed three runs in the ninth inning and a walk-off run in the 13th inning of the Twins' 4-3 loss.De Vries' longest outing prior to Sunday was six innings in a June 30 win against the Kansas City Royals. In that outing, De Vries allowed just one run on five hits with six strikeouts and a walk in the second game of a doubleheader.After making a relief appearance on July 4, the 27-year-old De Vries outdid his previous start, getting through seven scoreless innings while surrendering just four hits. He also struck...
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