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Indians Vs. Twins Lineups: Cleveland Without Asdrubal Cabrera In Finale

Cleveland Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera will not be in the lineup for the Indians' series finale against the Minnesota Twins. Cabrera has a sore wrist, but everything checked out in an X-ray, according to Cleveland manager Manny Acta (via Jordan Garretson). Brent Lillibridge will replace Cabrera in the lineup.

Cleveland took the first game of the series, 7-6, before dropping the next two by a combined four runs. Cord Phelps is in the lineup for the third time in five games since being recalled from Triple-A, while fellow youngster Lonnie Chisenhall is back in action as well, after a day off on Sunday. Here are the full lineups:


1. Shin-Soo Choo RF
2. Michael Brantley CF
3. Carlos Santana DH
4. Russ Canzler LF
5. Casey Kotchman 1B
6. Lonnie Chisenhall 3B
7. Cord Phelps 2B
8. Brent Lillibridge SS
9. Lou Marson C


1. Ben Revere CF
2. Alexi Casilla 2B
3. Joe Mauer C
4. Justin Morneau 1B
5. Josh Willingham DH
6. Ryan Doumit LF
7. Trevor Plouffe 3B
8. Matt Carson RF
9. Pedro Florimon SS

Justin Masterson (11-12, 4.84 ERA) will take the ball for the Indians opposite Samuel Deduno, who takes a 5-3 record and a 3.66 ERA to the mound for Minnesota. Deduno has allowed three earned runs or less in 9 out of 11 starts this season.

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