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Continued: Scoggins: Twins' desperation doing Hicks no favors

  • Article by: CHIP SCOGGINS , Star Tribune
  • Last update: May 27, 2014 - 11:56 AM

Until Monday, Hicks said he had not faced a righthanded pitcher from the right side (excluding knuckleballers) since he was 12 years old.

“It was in an all-star game,” he said. “I had to ask my dad for permission for me to hit righthanded. I was really struggling lefthanded. He gave me the OK. I got a hit. It ended up working out.”

The Twins can only hope the same result happens this time, too. Their options seem scarce at this point.

 

Chip Scoggins • chip.scoggins@startribune.com

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