Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 6/6/12
The Minnesota Twins used a new pitcher Wednesday against the Kansas City Royals or at least a familiar pitcher with a new last name.Twins reliever Jeff Manship came in to pitch the sixth inning of Wednesday's series finale against the Royals. There was one slight problem, however: his name was misspelled on the back of his jersey.The white lettering on Manship's navy jersey instead read Mansihp. Clearly, the right-hander didn't notice the mistake before putting on his jersey prior to Wednesday's game. After he got back to the Twins dugout following a scoreless sixth inning, he caught some grief from his teammates about his misspelled last name.Manship allowed just one hit in the sixth inning but left the game with Minnesota's 3-2 lead still intact. Manship was recalled from Triple-A Rochester on May 27. Wednesday was just his second appearance since being recalled.Perhaps that explains the mihsap, er, mishap.Follow Tyler Mason on Twitter.
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