May 11, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Minnesota Twins catcher Josmil Pinto (43) hits an RBI single in the eighth inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Minnesota Twins Game 139: Lineups and First Impressions

The Minnesota Twins are set to take on the Chicago White Sox in the second game of a short two game series.  Fresh off dropping last night’s game in extra innings, the Twins are looking to immediately bounce back against the Sox tonight from Target Field.

For the Twins Trevor May will take the mound still in search of his first major league win.  Opposing him for the White Sox will be John Danks.  Here is how both teams will line up.

Minnesota Twins (60-78) Lineup

Danny Santana(S) SS

Eduardo Nunez (R) 3B

Joe Mauer(L) 1B

Kennys Vargas(S) DH

Josmil Pinto (R) C

Oswaldo Arcia(L) RF

Aaron Hicks (S) CF

Eduardo Escobar(S) SS

Jordan Schafer(L) LF

Chicago White Sox (63-75) Lineup

Adam Eaton(L) CF

Alexei Ramirez(R) SS

Jose Abreu(R) DH

Avisail Garcia(R) RF

Conor Gillaspie(L) 3B

Dayan Viciedo(R) LF

Andy Wilkins(L) 1B

Josh Phegley(R) C

Marcus Semien(R) 2B

  • John Danks (L) P

First Impressions

  • It finally has happened, Ron Gardenhire has decided to put Danny Santana at shortstop for a night.
  • Aaron Hicks is back in the Twins lineup and in center field.  Both he and Schafer can play the position, but Gardy must feel more comfortable with Hicks in center.
  • Josmil Pinto make his return to the Twins lineup and is behind the plate tonight as well.  Supposedly his catching ability has improved, let’s hope he shows that off.

Game Time

First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 Central from beautiful Target Field in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The game can be seen on FOX Sports North and heard across the Twins Radio Network.

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