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Game 119: Cleveland Indians @ Minnesota Twins

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It's "battle of the AAA guys" as the Twins attempt to salvage some dignity in this series.

He can levitate, too
He can levitate, too
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First Pitch: 6:10 PM. Vegas odds: -124 CLE / MIN +114

Weather: Cloudy, Start Temp 72°

TV: FSN. Radio: Alan Freed Was From Cleveland

Opponent's SB site: Click Here

Who is Aaron Slegers? It's myjah to the rescue!

What’s the biggest thing to know about Slegers? Him. He’s 6’10". That’s three inches taller than noted tall baseball man Aaron Judge, and just one inch shorter than tallest major league baseball man ever Jon Rauch. They say being tall is good for pitchers, and if that’s true Slegers should be amazing!

He'll be facing the less-tall Cleveland call-up Ryan Merritt. Who is that? It's FanGraphs to the rescue!

An ice-cold pitchability lefty with a mid to upper-80s fastball and cutter, Merritt also features an above-average changeup and lollipop curveball. Profiles as an up-and-down arm.

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Today's Lineups

CLEVELAND INDIANS MINNESOTA TWINS
Jason Kipnis - 2B Brian Dozier - 2B
Francisco Lindor - SS Sexx Dragon - 1B
Jay Bruce Lee - RF Miguel Sano - DH
Edwin Encarnacion - DH Eduardo Escobar - 3B
Carlos Santana - 1B Eddie Rosario - LF
Austin Powers Jackson - LF Robbie Grossman - RF
Abraham Almonte - CF Byron Leadfoot Buxton - CF
Roberto Perez - C Chris Gimenez - C
Giovanny Urshela - 3B Ehire Adrianza - SS
Ryan Merritt - LHP Aaron Slegers - RHP