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Twins minor league pitcher Yorman Landa dies in Venezuela

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins say minor league pitcher Yorman Landa has died in Venezuela. He was 22.The club did not say how he died, but local media reports say it was in a car accident in the state of Miranda.The Twins said in a statement Saturday they are "deeply saddened by the heartbreaking loss."Landa had been on the 40-man roster but was dropped after the season. The organization signed him to a minor league contract last week.