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Game 110: Twins @ Tribe

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First Pitch: 6:05 PM CDT
TV: Fox Sports North
Radio: Twins Radio Network
Know Thine Enemy: Let's Go Tribe

Joan Holloway Leading a Conga Line: Hypnotic

UPDATE! UPDATE! The Twins have signed first-roung pick Alex Wimmers.

True story: I turned yesterday's game off in disgust immediately after Jason Kubel's Beard popped up in the 9th, so I didn't see that the ball hit the catwalk. Didn't find out until I checked the score on my phone 15 minutes later. The lesson, as always: NEVER LEAVE A GAME EARLY.


W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2010 - Francisco Liriano 10-7 21 21 0 0 0 0 136.0 124 48 48 2 38 150 3.18 1.19


21 straight scoreless innings, 4-0 in his last four starts with an 0.63 ERA and 33 Ks. He's doing okay, I guess.


W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2010 - Jeanmar Gomez 2-0 2 2 0 0 0 0 12.0 10 4 2 1 3 6 1.50 1.08


Who? (Let's not make another relatively anonymous starter look like Cy Young, okay fellas?) In case you thought you would recognize any Indians tonight, Carlos Santana is having season-ending surgery after that awful home plate collision earlier this week, and Travis Hafner is on the DL. Honestly, the Twins should be disappointed if they don't sweep this series. Also, the Whities are playing Baltimore, so they'll pretty much have to take all three just to stay 1.5 games back.

Lineups and an ice cold beer after the jump:


Lineup

Minnesota Twins @ Cleveland Indians

08/06/10 7:05 PM EDT

Minnesota Twins Cleveland Indians
Denard Span - CF Michael Brantley - CF
Alexi Casilla - 2B Asdrubal Cabrera - SS
Joe Mauer - DH Shin-Soo Choo - RF
Delmon Young - LF Shelley Duncan - DH
Jason Kubel - RF Matt LaPorta - 1B
Michael Cuddyer - 1B Jayson Nix - 3B
Danny Valencia - 3B Trevor Crowe - LF
J.J. Hardy - SS Jason Donald - 2B
Drew Butera - C Lou Marson - C

Ice cold beer: Mirror Pond Pale Ale, Deschutes Brewery, Bend, OR.

Enjoy the game, everybody.