Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 10/3/12
Perhaps fittingly, left-hander Scott Diamond was on the hill to start the final game of the Minnesota Twins' 2012 season Wednesday against the Toronto Blue Jays.It was fitting for several reasons. It meant that Minnesota's most consistent starting pitcher got to toe the rubber one more time, reminding the Twins that they have at least one spot in next year's rotation locked up.It was also fitting because Diamond, a native of Guelph, Ontario, had the opportunity to pitch in his home country of Canada for the first time in his major league career. Unfortunately for the 26-year-old Diamond, he picked up the loss as the Twins fell 2-1 in the season finale to the Blue Jays.With Wednesday's loss, Diamond finished the 2012 season with a 12-9 record and a 3.54 ERA, easily the best among all Twins starters. "A heck of a year for that young man for us," Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said of Diamond. "He did a great job and threw the ball very well again today. We just ran up against a guy that...
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