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White Sox Vs. Twins Lineups: Joe Mauer Is Back In Lineup As Minnesota Looks To Avoid Sweep

Twins catcher Joe Mauer is back in the lineup after missing the first two games of the series with back spasms. He will bat third and play first base. Justin Morneau will be the DH, and Ryan Doumit will catch.

Adam Dunn and the Chicago White Sox continue their playoff push and look to sweep the Minnesota Twins.

Chicago White Sox:

1. DeWayne Wise, CF

2. Kevin Youkilis, 3B

3. Adam Dunn, 1B

4. Paul Konerko, DH

5. Alex Rios, RF

6. Dayan Viciedo, LF

7. Alexei Ramirez, SS

8. Tyler Flowers, C

9. Gordon Beckham, 2B

Pitching: Jake Peavy

Minnesota Twins:

1. Denard Span, CF

2. Ben Revere, LF

3. Joe Mauer, 1B

4. Justin Morneau, DH

5. Ryan Doumit, C

6. Chris Parmelee, RF

7. Trevor Plouffe, 3B

8. Alexi Casilla, 2B

9. Pedro Florimon, SS

Pitching: Scott Diamond

PITCHING MATCH-UP: Jake Peavy (10-11, 3.27) vs. Scott Diamond (11-7, 3.46)

TIME: 1:10 p.m. CST

TV: Fox Sports North

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