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Updated: August 21st, 2012 12:38pm
Twins recall Liam Hendriks, who will start on Wednesday against A's

Twins recall Liam Hendriks, who will start on Wednesday against A's

by Tom Pelissero
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Liam Hendriks is getting another chance with the Minnesota Twins, who announced on Tuesday they've recalled the right-hander from Triple-A Rochester.

Hendriks, 23, was expected to join the team in Oakland on Tuesday and start Wednesday's game against the Athletics. He replaces Nick Blackburn, who was outrighted to Rochester on Monday.

An Australia native, Hendriks is 9-3 with a 2.20 earned-run average, 28 walks and 82 strikeouts in 106 1/3 innings over 16 starts with the Red Wings. In 12 big-league starts over two seasons, Hendriks is 0-7 with a 6.71 ERA.

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In this story: Nick Blackburn, Liam Hendriks