Twins to slow down C.J. Cron as thumb pain lingers

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Twins to slow down C.J. Cron as thumb pain lingers
Twins to slow down C.J. Cron as thumb pain lingers

The Twins will — and have been — slowing down C.J. Cron and pulling back on his number of at-bats as they try to let his sore thumb heal. Cron's thumb has been bothering him for months, despite two stints on the injured list. “C.J.'s been dealing with this for a very long time,” manager Rocco Baldelli said. “I'd like to say it's getting better. It's probably not getting better, and he kind of pretends like he's doing OK and he mans up and he goes and plays and he continues to swing. I think we're at a point where we might slow him down a bit.” Cron first landed on the injured list on July 6 and missed just 10 days, but when he came back, he didn't sound confident that he was fully healed. He

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