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Mar 19, 2014; Jupiter, FL, USA; Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Kyle Gibson (44) throws against the St. Louis Cardinals during a game at Roger Dean Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

RHP Gibson takes lead in race for fifth starting spot


By Brian Murphy

St. Paul Pioneer Press

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Twins’ starting rotation came into sharper focus Tuesday, which only complicates Scott Diamond’s fate as Minnesota struggles to find a place for the proven left-hander.

Diamond allowed the only run in a 4-1 victory over Baltimore at Hammond Stadium, working the middle three innings among a trio of Twins starters who combined to six-hit the Orioles.

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