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Updated: May 17th, 2012 10:24am
Twins place Nick Blackburn on DL instead of Ryan Doumit

Twins place Nick Blackburn on DL instead of Ryan Doumit

by Judd Zulgad
1500ESPN.com
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A day after leaving the Minnesota Twins' victory at Detroit because of a strained left quadriceps, pitcher Nick Blackburn was placed on the 15-day disabled list.

The team elected not to place catcher Ryan Doumit on the DL, although they announced their plan to do so after Wednesday's game.

The Star Tribune reported that Doumit had an MRI done on his strained right calf on Wednesday night, and the Twins said the results of the exam were favorable.

Ben Revere was recalled from Class AAA Rochester and will start in center field at Detroit on Thursday. Revere now replaces Blackburn instead of Doumit.

Judd Zulgad is a columnist for 1500ESPN.com. He co-hosts "Mackey & Judd" from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays and "Saturday Morning SportsTalk" from 10 a.m. to noon on 1500 ESPN Twin Cities.
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