Twins Rained Out In Cleveland; At Detroit Tonight
The Twins trailed Cleveland 1-0 after 2 innings when rain forced a delay and then a postponement. No makeup date has been scheduled yet but the Twins do return to Cleveland September 23-25. The Twins begin a 3-game series at Detroit tonight at 6:05, pregame on WJON at 5:35. Lefthander Francisco Liriano (7-9) gets the start on the mound for the Twins and righthander Rick Porcello (11-7) toes the rubber for the Tigers.
Minnesota is 11 1/2 games back of Detroit for first place in the American League Central. The Twins also placed 2nd baseman Alexi Casilla on the 15-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain. Infielder Trevor Plouffe was recalled from triple-A Rochester to take Casilla's spot on the active roster.