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Cleveland Indians at Minnesota Twins: On deck

Where: Target Field.

When: Monday through Wednesday.

TV/radio: SportsTime Ohio Monday and Tuesday, no TV Wednesday; WTAM AM/1100.

Pitching matchups: LHP David Huff (first start) vs. RHP Anthony Swarzak (2-2, 3.38) Monday at 1:10 p.m.; RHP Fausto Carmona (4-10, 5.78) vs. RHP LHP Scott Diamond (first MLB start) Monday at 8:10 p.m.; RHP Justin Masterson (8-6, 2.80) vs. LHP Francisco Liriano (6-7, 4.76) Tuesday at 8:10 p.m. and RHP Josh Tomlin (11-4, 4.03) vs. RHP Nick Blackburn (7-6, 3.99) Wednesday at 1:10 p.m.

Season series: The Twins lead the Indians, 4-1. The Indians lead, 361-346, overall.

Indians update: They’ve lost six straight at Target Field and nine of their last 12 games in Minnesota. They’re hitting .224 (37-for-165) against the Twins this year. Michael Brantley leads the way at .368 (7-for-19) with one homer and three RBI. Carmona, Tomlin and Chris Perez are a combined 0-3 against Minnesota this year.

Twins update: They’ve won 10 of their last 16 games after Sunday’s 4-3 win over the Royals. Twins are hitting .281 (47-for-167) against the Indians this year. They’ve outscored them, 23-13. Ben Revere is hitting .385 (5-for-13) against the Indians in 2011.

Injuries: Indians — RHP Mitch Talbot (back), RHP Fausto Carmona (right quad), RF Shin-Soo Choo (left thumb), RHP Alex White (right middle finger) and OF Trevor Crowe (right shoulder) are on the disabled list. Grady Sizemore (right knee) is day to day. Twins — OF Denard Span, (concussion), OF Jason Kubel (left foot), RHP Kevin Slowey (abdominal strain), RHP Scott Baker (elbow) and 1B Justin Morneau (left wrist) are on the disabled list.

Next: White Sox visit Progressive Field for three-game series starting Friday.

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