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Twins Vs. Indians Lineups: Minnesota's Liam Hendriks Searching For 1st Victory Of 2012

Aiming to take the second game of the series, the Minnesota Twins will send winless right-hander Liam Hendriks to the mound on Wednesday night to face the Indians at Progressive Field.

Hendriks currently sports a woeful 0-7 record with a 6.14 earned-run average over 13 starts this season, and has served up 25 hits to opposing batters over his last 13 and 2/3 innings pitched.

The Twins used a clutch two-run 12th inning on Tuesday to open the series on the right note, in a game where Minnesota batters also racked up a whopping 16 hits. Ron Gardenhire's team will hope to get the better of Cleveland right-hander Zach McAllister (5-7, 4.15 ERA) in Game 2 of the series.

Here are Wednesday's lineups:

1. Denard Span - CF
2. Jamey Carroll - 2B
3. Joe Mauer - DH
4. Josh Willingham - LF
5. Justin Morneau - 1B
6. Chris Parmelee - RF
7. Trevor Plouffe - 3B
8. Chris Herrmann - C
9. Pedro Florimon - SS
Liam Hendriks - SP

1. Shin-Soo Choo - RF
2. Jason Kipnis - 2B
3. Asdrubal Cabrera - SS
4. Carlos Santana - C
5. Michael Brantley - CF
6. Travis Hafner - DH
7. Russ Canzler - 1B
8. Lonnie Chisenhall - 3B
9. Vinny Rottino - LF
Zach McAllister - SP

Head over to Twinkie Town for more Twins coverage, and check out Let's Go Tribe for more on the Indians. Also be sure to visit Baseball Nation for even more news and analysis from around the league.

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