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Twins claim Hughes off waivers from KC

Steve Ellingboe, right, of Willmar holds a specially-made Harmon Killebrew jersey that he presented to Minnesota Twins broadcaster Dan Gladden during the Twins Caravan stop Wednesday evening at the Kandi Entertainment Center in Willmar. Ellingboe, who has attended 36 consecutive Twins home openers, is a third-year cancer survivor (multiple myeloma). The jersey, created by Rambow Inc. of New London, is in periwinkle blue, the flag color in fighting esophageal cancer which has afflicted Killebrew, the Hall...

The Minnesota Twins have claimed left-hander Dusty Hughes off waivers from the Kansas City Royals.

The team announced the move on Wednesday. The 28-year-old Hughes went 1-3 with a 3.83 ERA last season as a reliever for the Royals.