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Twins: Slowey: No major wrist problems

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Kevin Slowey is resting his strained right wrist.

Slowey saw a doctor in Baltimore on Monday, and the specialist found no serious problems. Twins general manager Bill Smith said Slowey received a cortisone injection and will try throwing again this weekend.

Slowey was placed on the 15-day disabled list last Friday after the injury flared up during his start against Detroit. He was hurt last September by a batted ball, but he wasn't bothered while he pitched until now.

Slowey's 10 victories are tied for the American League lead. If he's healthy enough after the All-Star break, he can be activated and rejoin the rotation on July 19.

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