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Twins (15-12) at Pirates (8-16)

1:05 PM EST–McKechnie Field, Bradenton

Radio: 93.7

Here is the MLB.com Gameday

Bucs and Twins today at McKechnie. You can listen to it on the Fan.

The pitching matchup is James McDonald vs. Matt Maloney.

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