Sep 3, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Twins third baseman Eduardo Nunez (9) slides at home plate for a run in the fifth inning against the Chicago White Sox at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

Minnesota Twins Game 140: Lineups and First Impressions

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The Minnesota Twins drew a split with the rival Chicago White Sox and now the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, California, United States of America, Northern Hemisphere, Western Hemisphere, Earth, etc. The Angels are a very, very good baseball team. The Minnesota Twins are not. Here’s the lineup for what seems to be an incredible mismatch.

Minnesota Twins (61-78) Lineup

Danny Santana(S) CF

Brian Dozier(R) 2B

Joe Mauer(L) 1B

Kennys Vargas(S) DH

Trevor Plouffe(R) 3B

Kurt Suzuki(R) C

Eduardo Nunez(S) SS

Aaron Hicks(R) RF

Jordan Schafer(L) LF

 

Los Angeles Angels (83-55) Lineup

Kole Calhoun(L) RF

Mike Trout(R) CF

Albert Pujols(R) DH

Josh Hamilton(L) LF

Howie Kendrick(R) 2B

Erick Aybar(S) SS

David Freese(R) 3B

Efren Navarro(L) 1B

Hank Conger(S) C

First Impressions

That Angels lineup. I’ve heard of these people.

That Twins lineup. I’ve sadly heard of these people.

Go get ‘em, Kennys Vargas.

Aaron Hicks in right field, Eduardo Nunez at short and Danny Santana in center makes total sense. Total sense. Seriously, let’s give Ron Gardenhire a lifetime contract for a gazillion dollars. GAZILLION!

Game Time

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

You can catch all of the action on FOX Sports North and heard across the Minnesota Twins Radio Network. The football game you’re looking for is on your local NBC affiliate with the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks.

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