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Game 12: Indians at Twins (at Puerto Rico)

Hopefully he doesn't need his face mask today.
Hopefully he doesn't need his face mask today.
Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

First Pitch: 6:10 CDTTelevision: Fox Sports OneRadio: WCCO 830, TIBN, La RazaKnow Thine Enemy: Let's Go Tribe

Today's game takes place in Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan, Puerto Rico. I dug up some info on it and it turns out to be the same place the Montreal Expos played a slew of their "home games" before they became the Nationals, in fact the dimensions were changed to match Olympic Stadium on Montreal with a 404 foot dead center and 325 down either line. No idea if that's still how it is after all these years though. Also the Jackson Five performed there in 1973 so that's cool.

In fact it took a lot of repairs after the devastating hurricanes to get it back into playable condition. Many workers still don't have power at their own homes but came to work everyday to get the place ready for these two games. Grounds crews are straight up bad-asses.

Today's Lineups

Francisco Lindor - SS Brian Dozier - 2B
Jason Kipnis - 2B Joe Mauer - 1B
Jose Ramirez - 3B Miguel Sano - 3B
Michael Brantley - LF Eddie Rosario - LF
Edwin Encarnacion - DH Logan Morrison - DH
Yonder Alonso - 1B Eduardo Escobar - SS
Yan Gomes - C Max Kepler - CF
Tyler Naquin - RF Robbie Grossman - RF
Bradley Zimmer - CF Jason Castro - C
Corey Kluber - RHP Jake Odorizzi - RHP