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Minnesota Twins Game 30: Lineups and First Impressions

The Twins are off to Cleveland for a four game series against the Tribe. The Twins are coming off a weekend series win over the Baltimore Orioles. The Indians are coming off a weekend series win over the White Sox, but have lost seven of their last nine.

Joe Mauer is not in the lineup for the Minnesota Twins on Monday after leaving Sunday’s game with back spasms.

The Twins and Indians have played three times this season with the Twins leading the season series 2-1.

Minnesota Twins (14-15) Lineup

Brian Dozier 2B

Sam Fuld CF

Trevor Plouffe 3B

Chris Colabello 1B

Jason Kubel LF

Kurt Suzuki C

Josmil Pinto DH

Chris Herrmann RF

Pedro Florimon SS


Cleveland Indians (13-18) Lineup

Nyjer Morgan CF

Nick Swisher 1B

Michael Brantley LF

Carlos Santana 3B

Lonnie Chisenhall DH

Asdrubal Cabrera SS

Yan Gomes C

David Murphy RF

Mike Aviles 2B


First Impressions

  • What kind of name is Yan?
  • I don’t care, I love the name Yan.
  • No Mauer, no problems. No Mauer, mo problems. I can’t decide.

Game Time

First pitch is scheduled for 6:10 Central from Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio.

Marney Gellner of FSN shows us that it’s a little wet in Cleveland…

Can be seen on FOX Sports North and heard on the Twins Radio Network.

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