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Steve Johnson struggles in first start of 2013 as Orioles fall to Twins, 8-5
Steve Johnson struggles in first start of 2013 as Orioles fall to Twins, 8-5

MINNEAPOLIS — Steve Johnson might have been the best feel-good story in an Orioles season filled with them last year. The local boy, St. Paul's graduate and son of a former Oriole stormed onto the big league stage and won all four of his decisions, providing a huge boost during a pennant push. His 2013 hasn't been as smooth. It was delayed for weeks by a lat injury and, when he returned to the big leagues Saturday, he lasted just four innings in the Orioles' 8-5 loss to the Minnesota Twins before an announced 32,221 at Target Field. After the game, Johnson was sent back to Triple-A Norfolk to make room for an extra bullpen arm, if needed, on Sunday. He won't be...

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