Cubs Vs. Twins Lineups: Minnesota Puts Trio Of Lefties At Top Of Lineup On Saturday

The Chicago Cubs have lost three straight games and are just 1-7 in the month of June, and they will try to stop a suddenly hot Minnesota Twins team (8-2 in last 10 games) on Saturday afternoon. Jeff Samardzija (5-3, 3.13 ERA) is on the mound for the Cubs, while the Twins turn to Scott Diamond (4-1, 1.86 ERA). Here are the lineups for the Cubs and Twins on Saturday:

1. Reed Johnson (R) LF

2. Starlin Castro (R) SS

3. David DeJesus (L) RF

4. Alfonso Soriano (R) DH

5. Jeff Baker (R) 1B

6. Joe Mather (R) CF

7. Steve Clevenger (L) C

8. Darwin Barney (R) 2B

9. Ian Stewart (L) 3B

1. Denard Span (L) CF

2. Ben Revere (L) RF

3. Joe Mauer (L) C

4. Josh Willingham (R) LF

5. Justin Morneau (L) 1B

6. Ryan Doumit (S) DH

7. Trevor Plouffe (R) 3B

8. Brian Dozier (R) SS

9. Jamey Carroll (R) 2B

Game date/time: Saturday, June 9, 1:10 p.m. CT

Location: Target Field, Minneapolis, MN

TV: CSN-Chicago

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