If Ron Gardenhire had his way, the Twins would be in the fourth inning or so right now. After the Twins won Game 1, he said waiting three hours for the 6:10 p.m. start of Game 2 wouldn't be much fun.
"I wish we could go out and play again in 30 minutes, just like in high school," the Twins' manager said. After all, once the second game ends, the Twins will bus to the airport for their flight to Kansas City.
But that's not how modern major-league baseball works, so we wait and watch the grounds crew (and stadium cleaning crews) get the park ready for another game. Eduardo Nunez will start at third base in his first MLB game of the season.
The lineups for Game 2: