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USA TODAY Sports Minnesota right fielder Oswaldo Arcia is greeted in the dugout after scoring a run against the Seattle Mariners during the second inning July 9 at Safeco Field in Seattle.

MLB: Arcia finally comes through vs. lefties


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CHICAGO — Oswaldo Arcia’s numbers against left-handed pitchers are ugly thus far, but Twins manager Ron Gardenhire started him Sunday afternoon anyway.

The Chicago White Sox started tough left-hander Jose Quintana in the Twins’ 16-3 win to take the three-game series, but Gardenhire said before the game that he still sees Arcia as an everyday player. Arcia didn’t start on Friday against Chicago ace left-hander Chris Sale, but that was a special exception.

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