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Updated: May 21st, 2013 11:40am
Samuel Deduno, not Kyle Gibson, will get start for Twins on Friday

Samuel Deduno, not Kyle Gibson, will get start for Twins on Friday

Kyle Gibson won't make his major-league debut this week.

Samuel Deduno will have his contract purchased from Triple-A Rochester and start for the Minnesota Twins on Friday at Detroit, manager Ron Gardenhire said on Tuesday.

Deduno, 29, started 15 games for the Twins last season, finishing 6-5 with a 4.44 earned-run average, 57 strikeouts and 53 walks in 79 innings.

In March, he starred for the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic, only to suffer a groin injury that sidelined him for the rest of spring training.

Deduno has no decisions in three starts this season at Rochester, with a 2.70 ERA, 17 strikeouts and 10 walks in 16 2/3 innings.

He gets the nod over Gibson, the 25-year-old former first-round draft pick who has two shutouts in his past three starts for the Red Wings.

The Twins will have to make a roster move to add Deduno to the 40-man roster before Friday. They probably will choose to move outfielder Darin Mastroianni to the 60-day disabled list.