Minnesota Twins Game 154: Lineups and First Impressions


Tonight the Minnesota Twins look to follow-up a win over Trevor Bauer and the Cleveland Indians, with another quality performance, and a further opportunity to stave off the 90 loss mark. Phil Hughes pitched well for the Twins last night, and tonight the ball will be turned over to rookie Trevor May.

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T.J. House, arguably the biggest surprise in the Indians pitching rotation this year, will pitch for Cleveland tonight.

Here is how both teams will line up:

Minnesota Twins (66-87) Lineups

Danny Santana(S) SS

Brian Dozier(R) 2B

Joe Mauer(L) 1B

Kennys Vargas(S) DH

Trevor Plouffe(R) 3B

Kurt Suzuki(R) C

Oswaldo Arcia(L) RF

Aaron Hicks(R) CF

Jordan Schafer(L) LF

Trevor May (P)

Cleveland Indians (79-74) Lineups

Michael Bourn(L) CF

Jose Ramirez(S) SS

Michael Brantley(L) LF

Carlos Santana(S) 1B

Lonnie Chisenhall(L) 3B

Yan Gomes(R) DH

David Murphy(L) RF

Roberto Perez(R) C

Mike Aviles(R) 2B

T.J. House P

First Impressions

Ron Gardenhire gets Danny Santana at shortstop for two games in a row, nice to see.

The Twins are going with the exact same lineup they rolled out last night against Trevor Bauer. It’s actually a very solid lineup as well with all of these guys getting regular at bats.

Can Trevor May keep his string of respectable starts going? The Indians are essentially looking at their playoff chances dissolve at the hands of the Twins.

Game Time

First pitch is scheduled for 6:10 Central from Target Field. Weather is looking great in Minneapolis this afternoon, but could shift towards thunderstorms by this evening.

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