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Twins Vs. Tigers: Lineups For Saturday's Game

After 'sweeping' a two-game series against the Tigers last week, the Twins dropped the first of a three-game home series against the Tigers on Friday night, 10-6. Dating back to May 16, the Twins have scored more than any other team in baseball (58), but of course, they also have the worst ERA (6.30) in that period.

Here is the Twins lineup for Saturday:

1. Denard Span (L) CF

2. Ben Revere (L) RF

3. Joe Mauer (L) DH

4. Josh Willingham (R) LF

5. Justin Morneau (L) 1B

6. Brian Dozier (R) SS

7. Alexi Casilla (S) 2B

8. Drew Butera (R) C

9. Jamey Carroll (R) 3B

Carl Pavano will be on the mound. He was 0-2 with a 5.95 ERA against the Tigers last season.

Here is the Detroit Tigers' lineup:

1. Quintin Berry (L) CF

2. Andy Dirks (L) LF

3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 3B

4. Prince Fielder (L) 1B

5. Delmon Young (R) DH

6. Brennan Boesch (L) RF

7. Jhonny Peralta (R) SS

8. Alex Avila (L) C

9. Ramon Santiago (S) 2B

Max Scherzer, fresh off his 15 strikeout performance last weekend, gets the start. He was 1-0 with a 4.35 ERA against the Twins last year.

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