Twins set lineup for Chicago’s home opener

Posted on April 7th, 2008 – 12:01 PM
By Joe Christensen

CHICAGO — Denard Span gets another start in right field today, as the Twins face the White Sox in Chicago’s home opener.

UPDATE: Kevin Slowey played catch before the game. Manager Ron Gardenhire said the team would see how he feels before deciding what the next step is.


1. Carlos Gomez, CF

2. Denard Span, RF

3. Joe Mauer, C

4. Justin Morneau, 1B

5. Delmon Young, LF

6. Jason Kubel, DH

7. Brendan Harris, 2B

8. Mike Lamb, 3B

9. Adam Everett, SS

Starting pitcher: RH Nick Blackburn


1. Nick Swisher, CF

2. Orlando Cabrera, SS

3. Jim Thome, DH

4. Paul Konerko, 1B

5. Jermaine Dye, RF

6. A.J. Pierzynski, C

7. Carlos Quentin, LF

8. Joe Crede, 3B

9. Juan Uribe, 2B

Starting pitcher: RH Javier Vazquez

U.S. Cellular Field. First pitch: 3:05 p.m.

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