Span not in lineup

Posted on September 22nd, 2009 – 3:42 PM
By La Velle

Denard Span is not in today’s lineup as he recovers from being hit in the head on Monday. He had appeared in every game since June 25 after coming off the disabled list. He had started every game since July 21.

Carlos Gomez will see if he has another cycle against the White Sox in him, as he’s leading off and playing in center. Stayed tuned for updates later.

Update:  Here are a bunch of pitching matchups:

at Kansas City

Friday: Carl Pavano vs Robinson Tejada
Saturday; Scott Baker vs Lenny DiNardo
Sunday: Jeff Manship vs Zack Greinke (first meeting of 2009)

at Detroit

Monday: Nick Blackburn vs Rick Porcello
Tuesday: Brian Duensing vs Justin Verlander
Wednesday: Carl Pavano vs Nate Robertson
Thursday: Scott Baker vs Eddie  Bonine

 Lineup

Twins (77-73)

1. Carlos Gomez, CF
2. Orlando Cabrera, SS
3. Joe Mauer, C
4. Jason Kubel, RF
5. Michael Cuddyer, 1B
6. Delmon Young, LF
7. Brendan Harris, DH
8. Matt Tolbert, 3B
9. Nick Punto, 2B

Pitching: Jeff Manship

White Sox (73-78)

1. Scott Podsednik, CF
2. Gordon Beckham, 3B
3. A.J. Pierzynski, C
4. Paul Konerko, 1B
5. Mark Kotsay, DH
6. Alexei Ramirez, SS
7. Carlos Quentin, LF
8. Chris Getz, 2B
9. Alex Rios, RF

John Danks, LHP

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