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Kevin Love, throwing out a ceremonial first pitch before a 2012 Twins game, is scheduled to participate in the celebrity softball game during MLB All-Star game festivities. The Timberwolves' All-Star forward is the subject of trade rumors.

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Love scheduled at Target Field for celeb softball

  • Associated Press
  • June 23, 2014 - 9:47 PM

MINNEAPOLIS — Yes, Kevin Love is the subject of trade talks by the Minnesota Timberwolves. The star power forward is still one of the notable names scheduled for the celebrity softball competition at Target Field, as part of festivities leading up to the Major League Baseball All-Star game.

MLB announced the rosters Monday for the exhibition held July 13.

Rapper Nelly, actor James Denton and foodie Andrew Zimmern are on the list. So are Hall of Fame members Andre Dawson, Rickey Henderson and Ozzie Smith and former MLB stars Dwight Gooden, Mike Piazza and John Smoltz.

Then there are the former Twins: Jack Morris and Jim Thome. And the other local sports standouts: Adrian Peterson, Zach Parise and Maya Moore. Plus Love, who might have played his last game for the Wolves.

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