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Game Thread #84: Minnesota Twins (35-45) @ Milwaukee Brewers (48-35)

The Nate Orf Era begins!

This would qualify as a subdued celebration
This would qualify as a subdued celebration
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If I had been told that Brad Miller and Nate Orf were to be the Brewers' (48-35) double play combination as they started the second half at the start of the season, I would have been convinced that they had under performed and were searching for answers. But they are in first place, although things do feel a bit desperate with a slew of injuries besetting the team.

Anyways, the Twins (35-45) come to Miller Park slipping out of contention in the dichotomous American League, but always ready to play Milwaukee tough. They send out Kyle Gibson (2-6, 3.48) and he will face the Crew's Brent Suter (8-5. 4.28).

Minnesota Twins

1. Joe Mauer (L) 1B
2. Eddie Rosario (L) LF
3. Brian Dozier (R) 2B
4. Robbie Grossman (S) RF
5. Jorge Polanco (S) SS
7. Max Kepler (L) CF
8. Bobby Wilson (R) C
9. Kyle Gibson (R) P
Milwaukee Brewers
1. Brad Miller (L) SS
2. Eric Thames (L) RF
3. Jesus Aguilar (R) 1B
4. Travis Shaw (L) 3B
5. Ryan Braun (R) LF
6. Nate Orf (R) 2B
7. Manny Pina (R) C
8. Keon Broxton (R) CF
9. Brent Suter (L) P