Per LaVelle's postgame blog entry at the Strib, Glen Perkins hit a legit 97 on the gun last night. That's crazy. It also may give us the answer to the question of who gets the 9th inning in 2012.
#53 / Pitcher / Minnesota Twins
Feb 24, 1982
If he keeps it down in the zone, he'll do good. If he doesn't, he'll do bad. There: I've completely analyzed Nick Blackburn for you. No need to thank me, it's my job.
#34 / Pitcher / Chicago White Sox
Jan 27, 1983
The only Gavin you can trust is Gavin MacLeod, TV's Capt. Merrill Stubing. You ain't never gonna be him, Gavin Floyd, not now, not ever.
Lineups and stuff after the jump:
Twins (courtesy Phil "Peemacktwentyone" Mackey's Twitter rig):
The French Resistance Fighter LF
Aussie Aussie Aussie 1B
White Sox: TBA
Feel free to drop the Sox lineup in the comments section with a SPOILER ALERT tag for those who want to wait until the game starts.
Enjoy the game, everybody.