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Twins Vs. Indians: Projected Starting Lineups For Monday Night

On Monday night, the Minnesota Twins will travel to Progressive Field to open a three-game set against the Cleveland Indians.

While Minnesota has struggled for much of the year, the team will be entering the game as winners of three of their last four and seven of their last ten. With Cleveland currently in the midst of a nine-game losing streak, the Twins could take advantage of a struggling team to climb in the American League's Central Division.

Here are the projected starting lineups for Monday night:

Twins

1. Denard Span, Center Field
2. Ben Revere, Right Field
3. Joe Mauer, Designated Hitter
4. Josh Willingham, Left Field
5. Justin Morneau, First Base
6. Ryan Doumit, Catcher
7. Tsuyoshi Nishioka, Second Base
8. Brian Dozier, Short Stop
9. Jamey Carroll, Third Base

Starting Pitcher: Scott Diamond

Indians

1. Jason Kipnis, Second Base
2. Asdrubal Cabrera, Short Stop
3. Shin-Soo Choo, Right Field
4. Carlos Santana, First Base
5. Michael Brantley, Center Field
6. Shelley Duncan, Designated Hitter
7. Jose Lopez, Third Base
8. Lou Marson, Catcher
9. Ezequiel Carrera, Left Field

Starting Pitcher: Zach McAllister

Head over to Twinkie Town for more on the Minnesota Twins, and check out Let's Go Tribe for more on their opposition. You can also check out Baseball Nation for more news and analysis on MLB as well as SB Nation's Youtube Channel:

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