Morneau out w/ back issue: Twins at Tigers 4/28

By: Kelly Thesier/MLB.com

DETROIT — Justin Morneau is not in the lineup today, after leaving last night’s game in the sixth inning with stiffness in his upper back. After the game, he said he didn’t expect to miss more than a couple days with the injury.

I’ll have more of an update on Morneau’s injury later but for now, here are the lineups. Notice that Luke Hughes will be making his Major League debut while starting at third tonight.

Twins

(14-6)
Denard Span, CF
Orlando
Hudson, 2B
Joe Mauer, C
Jim Thome, DH
Michael Cuddyer, 1B
Jason Kubel, RF
Delmon Young, LF
J.J. Hardy, SS
Luke Hughes, 3B
Pitching: RHP Scott Baker (2-2, 4.81 ERA)

Tigers (11-10)
Austin Jackson, CF
Johnny
Damon, DH
Magglio Ordonez, RF
Miguel Cabrera, 1B
Brennan Boesch, LF
Brandon Inge, 3B
Ryan Raburn, 2B
Alex Avila, C
Ramon
Santiago, SS
Pitching: RHP Max Scherzer (1-1, 2.63 ERA)

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