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Willingham held out of lineup with illness

Willingham held out of lineup with illness

Willingham held out of lineup with illness
MINNEAPOLIS -- Twins left fielder Josh Willingham was held out of Monday's starting lineup with flu-like symptoms, according to manager Ron Gardenhire.

Gardenhire added that there's a chance Willingham could be available as a pinch-hitter, but he wasn't feeling well enough to be in the lineup.

"He's sick," Gardenhire said. "He has some kind of flu-bug. So there's not too much you can do about that."

Erik Komatsu, who was claimed by the Twins off waivers from the Cardinals on Friday, started in left field in Willingham's place.

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