Game 2: Twins vs. Red Sox

By: Kelly Thesier/

The second of three straight games between the Fort Myers crosstown rivals will take place at Hammond Stadium this afternoon. It’s the home opener for the Twins and fans lucky enough to be in attendance will receive a free grapefruit as they exit today’s game.

As for the contest, many of the Twins new faces will be on display as Orlando Hudson, J.J. Hardy and Jim Thome all make their debuts for the club.

Red Sox (1-0)
Mike Cameron, CF
Bill Hall, RF
Victor Martinez, C
J.D. Drew, DH
Jed Lowrie, 2B
Lars Anderson, 1B
Ryan Kalish, LF
Yamaico Navarro, 3B
Jose Iglesias, SS
Pitching: LHP Jon Lester

Others scheduled to pitch: Tim Wakefield, Fernando Cabrera, Dustin Richardson, Ramon Ramirez, Robert Manuel, Randor Bierd

Twins (0-1)

Denard Span, CF

Orlando Hudson, 2B

Joe Mauer, C

Justin Morneau, 1B
Michael Cuddyer, RF

Jim Thome, DH
Delmon Young, LF
J.J. Hardy, SS
Danny Valencia, 3B
Pitching: RHP Carl Pavano

Others scheduled to pitch: Matt Guerrier, Clay Condrey, Jon Rauch, Rob Delaney, Alex Burnett, Anthony Slama

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