Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 6/2/12
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Twins pitcher Carl Pavano will return to Minneapolis on Sunday to have an MRI on his sore right shoulder. Pavano is 2-5 with a 6.00 ERA in 11 starts this season, but hasn't won a game since May 4, going 0-3 with an 8.25 ERA in his last five outings. The 36-year-old had his shortest start of the season Friday against Cleveland, allowing seven runs and nine hits in 3 2-3 innings. "I think it's just irritated, but we've got to find out where we're at because we've exhausted everything at this point," said Pavano, who has been bothered by soreness in the shoulder since spring training. "I don't think it's something that would require surgery or be career-ending. But at the same time, when you take steps to remedy something and things stand still, instead of getting better, you have to take the next step." Pavano had an MRI earlier this season. He also has cut back on throwing off the mound between starts and has been given extra days between outings, but his results ha...
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