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Right-hander Blackburn set to rejoin Twins rotation

CBSSports.com wire reports
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Minnesota right-hander Nick Blackburn is set to rejoin the Twins' starting rotation Tuesday night.

Blackburn felt a cramp in the back of his right shoulder April 14 against Texas. He threw a 52-pitch bullpen session Sunday.

Blackburn said he didn't feel any discomfort while throwing and doesn't foresee any lingering issues.

Boston right-hander Josh Beckett is the scheduled starter for the Red Sox on Tuesday, which is the second game of a three-game series.

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