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Minnesota Twins

It was announced this week that Minnesota’s general manager, Terry Ryan, has been diagnosed with skin cancer. The good news is that the squamous cell carcinoma on his neck was caught early. The 60-year-old Ryan will receive treatment and radiation. Once contained, this is the type of cancer that does not come back, according to Dr. Vijay Eyunni.

Ryan will relinquish his duties and take a leave of absence during the treatment of an undetermined amount of time. Assistant GM Rob Anthony will fill-in for Ryan.

Ryan has served as the Twins’ GM since 2011. This followed an earlier stint with the team in the same capacity from 1994-2007.

We’re sending our best for a speedy recovery to Terry from all of us at Motor City Bengals and Tigers’ fans everywhere.

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