Willingham on DL with torn meniscus

Updated: July 3, 2013, 12:52 AM ET
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins were hoping Josh Willingham would be able to avoid surgery on his injured left knee, which has hobbled their slugger for the last few weeks.

They found out after the Twins lost 7-3 to the New York Yankees on Tuesday night that Willingham will miss four to six weeks for an arthroscopic procedure to get him well, the latest in what is fast becoming a long line of disappointments for the Twins this season.

Willingham was placed on the 15-day disabled ...

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