Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 6/30/12
MINNEAPOLIS Cole De Vries got two hours to make the Twins' decision harder. As the 26th man on Minnesota's roster per a new rule that allows teams to add a player for doubleheaders the starting pitcher knew his spot in the majors was tenuous. But after a six-inning outing in which he gave up just one run on five hits, De Vries made manager Ron Gardenhire's decision a bit harder. He's still returning to Triple-A Rochester, but after his performance in the 5-1 win over the Royals, De Vries will likely be at the forefront of Gardenhire's mind next time he needs to make a pitching call-up."Cole De Vries was outstanding," Gardenhire said. "I think he came up and did exactly what we were hoping he'd do."It's the kind of decision that you want your call-up to make difficult for you if you're Gardenhire, and the Twins got what was De Vries' best outing since he made his major league debut on May 24. His ERA is trending downward, currently at 3.43, and his 94 pitches in six innings marke...
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