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Photo by Jerry Lai / USA TODAY Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco throws a pitch against a batter in the second inning of the Opening Day game against the Chicago White Sox on Monday at U.S. Cellular Field.

Twins lose on Opening Day: Minnesota falls flat, White Sox take Opening Day win


CHICAGO — Alejandro De Aza seems delighted with his new spot in the Chicago White Sox batting order.

A frequent leadoff hitter during four previous seasons in Chicago, De Aza clubbed two home runs on Monday from his No. 7 spot to help lead Chicago to a 5-3 Opening Day victory over the Minnesota Twins.

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