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Twins Vs. Royals Lineups: Joe Mauer At 1B, Justin Morneau At DH As Minnesota Goes For Sweep

The Minnesota Twins look to complete a sweep of the Kansas City Royals on Sunday. Game time is 1:10 p.m. CT. Esmerling Vasquez makes his first career start for the Twins against Luis Mendoza (7-9, 4.51 ERA). Here are the lineups:


1. CF Ben Revere (L)

2. 3B Jamey Carroll (R)

3. 1B Joe Mauer (L)

4. DH Justin Morneau (L)

5. C Ryan Doumit (S)

6. RF Chris Parmelee (L)

7. LF Matt Carson (R)

8. 2B Alexi Casilla (S)

9. SS Pedro Florimon (S)


1. RF David Lough (L)

2. SS Alcides Escobar (R)

3. LF Alex Gordon (L)

4. DH Billy Butler (R)

5. C Salvador Perez (R)

6. 3B Mike Moustakas (L)

7. CF Lorenzo Cain (R)

8. 1B Eric Hosmer (L)

9. 2B Tony Abreu (S)

Read more on the Twins at Twinkie Town and SB Nation Minnesota. Head over to Royals Review and SB Nation Kansas City for more on the Royals. Baseball Nation is your source for news and analysis around Major League Baseball.

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