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Brian Dozier’s message to Kyle Gibson: ‘Hey, don’t let these guys quit’

Playing hours after two-time reigning team MVP Brian Dozier was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Twins fell flat. Logan Morrison’s solo homer in the sixth was one of their few offensive highlights as they fell 6-2 to the Cleveland Indians. Not even a team meeting before the game could keep Trevor Bauer and two relievers from holding the Twins to six hits. Right-hander Kyle Gibson, whose name had been bandied about in the days leading up to Tuesday’s non-waiver trade deadline, still posted his 13th quality start in 22 starts. He scattered five hits and struck out six but was lifted after six innings and 98 pitches. “Anybody who’s giving up on us, I think, is making a mistake,” Gibson said. Brian Dozier’s message to Kyle Gibson: ‘Hey, don’t let these guys quit’

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