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Twins Vs. Cubs: Lineups For Saturday's Game

After walking off with a win on Friday night, their eighth win in their last ten games, the Minnesota Twins will face Jeff Samardzija on Saturday afternoon in the second of a three-game interleague set. The Twins will counter Samardzija with Scott Diamond, who has a 2.27 ERA in his last five starts while displaying impeccable command (just three walks in 31-plus innings).

Below are the lineups for Saturday's matinee.


1. Denard Span (L) CF

2. Ben Revere (L) RF

3. Joe Mauer (L) C

4. Josh Willingham (R) LF

5. Justin Morneau (L) 1B

6. Ryan Doumit (S) DH

7. Trevor Plouffe (R) 3B

8. Brian Dozier (R) SS

9. Jamey Carroll (R) 2B

Cubs lineup

1. Reed Johnson (R) LF

2. Starlin Castro (R) SS

3. David DeJesus (L) RF

4. Alfonso Soriano (R) DH

5. Jeff Baker (R) 1B

6. Joe Mather (R) CF

7. Steve Clevenger (L) C

8. Darwin Barney (R) 2B

9. Ian Stewart (L) 3B

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Photographs by Micah Taylor, clairity, and Fibonacci Blue used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.