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Inside Pitch: Stewart Avoids The DL

Stewart's bat is key to the Minnesota offense.

In this edition of Twins' Inside Pitch, Joe Mays is finally bumped from the rotation, Scott Baker gets another shot at nailing down a starting job, Shannon Stewart avoids time on the disabled list, Gardenhire has a scare in the dugout, and much more.

On second thought, that suddenly awakening lineup has fallen back on hard -- and typical -- times since a week-long surge that helped carry the Twins to an 8-1 stretch this month.Since then, the team has lost four of five, scoring just six runs in those four losses (through Sunday).Going back to their 1-0 victory over the White Sox on Aug. 23 -- with their lone hit in that game producing the lone... Recommended Stories

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