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- Minnesota Twins third base coach Joe Vavra interacts with fans at the Minnesota Twins spring training home-opener game against Tampa Bay on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. Tampa Bay defeated Minnesota, 10-7.

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David Albers/Staff - Minnesota Twins third base coach Joe Vavra interacts with fans at the Minnesota Twins spring training home-opener game against Tampa Bay on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. Tampa Bay defeated Minnesota, 10-7.

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- Minnesota shortstop Danny Santana bobbles a hit by Tampa Bay's Chris Giminez resulting in a single in the sixth inning at the Twins' spring training home-opener game on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. Tampa Bay defeated Minnesota, 10-7.
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- Tampa Bay's Tim Beckham slips past Minnesota first baseman Justin Morneau for a single in the sixth inning at the Twins' spring training home-opener game on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. Tampa Bay defeated Minnesota, 10-7.
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- Tampa Bay's Tim Beckham slips past Minnesota first baseman Justin Morneau for a single in the sixth inning at the Twins' spring training home-opener game on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. Tampa Bay defeated Minnesota, 10-7.
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- Tampa Bay outfielder Chris Gimenez fouls off a pitch in the third inning against the Minnesota Twins at the Twins' spring training home-opener game on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. Tampa Bay defeated Minnesota, 10-7.
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 - Lindsey Farrell, 19, Hannah Hernandez, 15, Angelina Perez, 14, and Kelsey Heckman, 20, clockwise from top left, chase a foul ball in the stands of the Minnesota Twins spring training home-opener game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. The group attended the game with the Immokalee Foundation where Tampa Bay defeated Minnesota, 10-7.
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- Minnesota Twins third base coach Joe Vavra interacts with fans at the Minnesota Twins spring training home-opener game against Tampa Bay on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. Tampa Bay defeated Minnesota, 10-7.
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- Tampa Bay outfielder Chris Gimenez fist-bumps his teammates after flying out in the first inning against the Minnesota Twins at the Twins' spring training home-opener game against Tampa Bay on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. Tampa Bay defeated Minnesota, 10-7.
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- A vendor sells lemonade at the Minnesota Twins spring training home-opener game against Tampa Bay on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. Tampa Bay defeated Minnesota, 10-7.
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- Hooters girls throw stuffed baseballs to the crowd at the Minnesota Twins spring training home-opener game against Tampa Bay on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. Tampa Bay defeated Minnesota, 10-7.
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- North Fort Myers resident Chuck Deleacaes catches a stuffed baseball thrown by Hooters girls at the Minnesota Twins spring training home-opener game against Tampa Bay on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. Tampa Bay defeated Minnesota, 10-7.
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- Fans try to catch a stuffed baseball thrown by Hooters girls at the Minnesota Twins spring training home-opener game against Tampa Bay on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. Tampa Bay defeated Minnesota, 10-7.
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- Tampa Bay catcher Mark Thomas is high-fives by his teammates after scoring against the Minnesota Twins in the sixth inning at the Twins' spring training home-opener game on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. Tampa Bay defeated Minnesota, 10-7.
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- Minnesota Twins outfielder Brandon Boggs and infielder Chris Colabello sign autographs after their spring training home-opener game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. Tampa Bay defeated Minnesota, 10-7.
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- Minnesota Twins outfielder Brandon Boggs signs one last autograph before heading to the locker room after the team's spring training home-opener game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. Tampa Bay defeated Minnesota, 10-7.
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- Minneapolis residents Dan Thyken, Leanne Thyken, Mike Thyken and Becky Thyken, left to right, celebrate a rally by the Twins to tie up the game in the ninth inning against Tampa Bay at the Twins spring training home-opener game on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. Tampa Bay defeated Minnesota, 10-7.
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- Minnesota Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson pitches against Tampa Bay at the Twins spring training home-opener game on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. Tampa Bay defeated Minnesota, 10-7.
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- Minnesota infielder Pedro Florimon beats a pickoff attempt against Tampa Bay first baseman Shelley Duncan in the fifth inning at the Twins spring training home-opener game on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. Tampa Bay defeated Minnesota, 10-7.
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- Minnesota infielder Pedro Florimon returns to the dugout after scoring in the fifth inning against Tampa Bay at the Twins spring training home-opener game on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. Tampa Bay defeated Minnesota, 10-7.
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- Minnesota infielder James Beresford stops a ground ball in the sixth inning against Tampa Bay at the Twins spring training home-opener game on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. Tampa Bay defeated Minnesota, 10-7.
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- Minnesota Twins first baseman Justin Morneau chases a foul ball in the sixth inning against Tampa Bay at the Twins spring training home-opener game on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. Tampa Bay defeated Minnesota, 10-7.
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- The Minnesota Twins play Tampa Bay at the Twins spring training home-opener game on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. Tampa Bay defeated Minnesota, 10-7.
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- A vendor sells cotton candy at the Minnesota Twins spring training home-opener game on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. Tampa Bay defeated Minnesota, 10-7.
  • In this 2013 file photo, the Minnesota Twins played Tampa Bay at the Twins spring training home-opener game on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. Tampa Bay defeated Minnesota, 10-7.
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- The Minnesota Twins lose to the Tampa Bay Rays, 10-7,  in the Twins spring training home-opener game on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers.
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- The Minnesota Twins lose to the Tampa Bay Rays, 10-7,  in the Twins spring training home-opener game on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers.
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- The Minnesota Twins lose to the Tampa Bay Rays, 10-7,  in the Twins spring training home-opener game on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers.
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- The Minnesota Twins lose to the Tampa Bay Rays, 10-7,  in the Twins spring training home-opener game on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers.
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- The Minnesota Twins lose to the Tampa Bay Rays, 10-7,  in the Twins spring training home-opener game on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers.
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- The Minnesota Twins lose to the Tampa Bay Rays, 10-7,  in the Twins spring training home-opener game on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers.
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- The Minnesota Twins lose to the Tampa Bay Rays, 10-7,  in the Twins spring training home-opener game on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers.
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- The Minnesota Twins lose to the Tampa Bay Rays, 10-7,  in the Twins spring training home-opener game on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers.
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- The Minnesota Twins lose to the Tampa Bay Rays, 10-7,  in the Twins spring training home-opener game on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers.

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