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Generally catchers don’t catch both ends of a doubleheader. Joe Mauer is not most catchers.

The future AL MVP poked his head into Gardy’s office after the game and said three words: “I got this.”

Here are your lineups for game 2

(TWINS 82-74)

1. Denard Span, RF
2. Orlando Cabrera, SS
3. Joe Mauer, C
4. Jason Kubel, DH
5. Michael Cuddyer, RF
6. Delmon Young, LF
7. Carlos Gomez, CF
8. Matt Tolbert, 3B
9. Nick Punto, 2B

Starting pitcher: LH Brian Duensing (5-1, 3.33 ERA)

TIGERS (83-73)

1. Ryan Raburn, LF
2. Placido Polanco, 2B
3. Magglio Ordonez, RF
4. Miguel Cabrera, 1B
5. Marcus Thames, DH
6. Brandon Inge, 3B
7. Curtis Granderson, CF
8. Gerald Laird, C
9. Adam Everett, SS

Starting pitcher: RH Justin Verlander (17-9, 3.41 ERA)

Nice to see Gomez in center. Even though Young should be in right and Span in left, I’ll still take it. Hopefully there will be a lot of flyball outs tonight.