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Updated: July 3rd, 2012 1:19pm
Twins to send struggling Hendriks back to Rochester, recall De Vries

Twins to send struggling Hendriks back to Rochester, recall De Vries

by Phil Mackey
1500ESPN.com
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Liam Hendriks, in search of his first major league victory, was handed a 6-1 lead heading into the bottom of the fifth inning against the Detroit Tigers on Monday night.

He couldn't finish the job, and now Hendriks will head back to Triple-A Rochester for the second time this season. The Minnesota Twins plan to recall right-hander Cole De Vries to take Hendriks' place in the rotation.

In eight starts for the Twins this season Hendriks owns a 7.04 ERA with 10 home runs allowed in only 38 1/3 innings.

De Vries held the Royals to just one run in six innings on Saturday night. He will likely start Saturday night in Texas.

Phil Mackey is a columnist for 1500ESPN.com. He co-hosts "Mackey & Judd" from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays on 1500 ESPN Twin Cities.
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