Game 1: Twins and Rays lineups

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The wait is over. Spring Training is officially here.

The Twins open Grapefruit League play today against the Rays at 12:05 p.m. CT at Hammond Stadium. The game is not on TV, and will be on tape delay on the radio on 1500 ESPN Twin Cities because of the University of Minnesota basketball game.

But you can also follow it live on’s Gameday and listen to the live radio broadcast there as well.

If not, you can follow me on Twitter @RhettBollinger, where I’ll be providing updates throughout the day.

And without further ado, here are the lineups for both teams:

Twins lineup:
1. Denard Span, CF
2. Jamey Caroll, 2B
3. Joe Mauer, C
4. Justin Morneau, 1B
5. Josh Willingham, RF
6. Ryan Doumit, DH
7. Danny Valencia, 3B
8. Trevor Plouffe, LF
9. Alexi Casilla, 2B

RHP Carl Pavano

Twins reserves: Drew Butera, Rene Rivera, Chris Parmelee, Brian Dinkelman and Rene Tosoni

Twins pitchers: Brian Duensing, Glen Perkins, Matt Capps, Alex Burnett, Anthony Swarzak, Phil Dumatrait and Matt Maloney.

Rays lineup:
1. Desmond Jennings, LF
2. B.J. Upton, CF
3. Ben Zobrist, 2B
4. Matt Joyce, RF
5. Jose Molina, C
6. Jose Lobaton, DH
7. Juan Miranda, 1B
8. Elliott Johnson, 3B
9. Reid Brignac, SS

LHP David Price

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