Twins Play Day/Night Doubleader Today; Baker On DL
The Twins play a day/night doubleheader today against Cleveland at Target Field to make up for a previous rainout. The series is now a 4-game series. The first game today gets started at 12:10, pregame on WJON at 11:40. Righthander Anthony Swarzak (2-2) gets the start on the mound for the Twins and lefthander David Huff (0-0) toes the rubber for the Indians.
The 2nd game starts at 7:10 tonight, pregame on WJON at 6:40. Lefthander Scott Diamond makes his major league debut for the Twins and righthander Fausto Carmona (4-10) toes the rubber for the Indians.
Minnesota is 44-49 and is 5 games back of Cleveland and Detroit for first place in the American League Central. The Twins placed righthander Scott Baker on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with a strained right elbow and called up Diamond. The Twins also sent down infielder Matt Tolbert and recalled lefthanded relief pitcher Chuck James.