Minnesota Twins Game 145: Lineups and First Impressions

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Last night’s Minnesota Twins game against the Cleveland Indians was postponed.  Due to the season coming to a quick end in a matter of weeks, a doubleheader is what the Twins find themselves playing in today.  After Trevor May got his second major league win in their last outing, the Twins will look to keep the ball rolling with Kyle Gibson.

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Here is how both teams will line up:

Minnesota Twins (62-82)

Danny Santana CF

Brian Dozier 2B

Joe Mauer 1B

Kennys Vargas DH

Trevor Plouffe 3B

Oswaldo Arcia RF

Kurt Suzuki C

Eduardo Escobar SS

Jordan Schafer LF

  • SP Kyle Gibson

Cleveland Indians (74-68)

Michael Bourn CF

Jose Ramirez SS

Michael Brantley DH

Carlos Santana 1B

Jason Kipnis 2B

Yan Gomes C

Lonnie Chisenhall 3B

J.B. Shuck LF

Tyler Holt RF

First Impressions:

  • Danny Santana was scheduled to take another day off to get healthy yesterday, it looks like the game being moved back was all he needed, he will start today in CF.
  • Unfortunately, Ron Gardenhire has yet again removed Aaron Hicks from the lineup, we are scratching our heads too, don’t worry.
  • The Twins will stick with Kyle Gibson in game one while the Indians will instead go with Corey Kluber.

Game Details:

First pitch in game one today from Progressive Field is scheduled for 11:05 pm central time and can be seen on Fox Sports North.  Should you want to listen to the game on the radio, catch it on the Twins Radio Network.

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