By Jonathan Mayo / MLB.com
A year ago at this time, Liam Hendriks was beyond excited.
The Australian right-hander in the Minnesota Twins organization was so overjoyed about being named to the 2010 XM All-Star Futures Game World Team roster that he called his parents back home at 2 a.m. their time to deliver the news. A week before the game, though, Hendriks had to have his appendix removed and ended up watching the festivities from his apartment in Florida.
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