Lineups for the Twins and Team Puerto Rico

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Twins are set to host Team Puerto Rico in an exhibition game today at Hammond Stadium.

The Twins are resting several of their regulars, as players such as Trevor Plouffe, Brian Dozier, Josh Willingham and Chris Parmelee are getting the day off. But Aaron Hicks is starting in center field and Eduardo Escobar is at second base.

Right-hander Vance Worley is also making his third start of the spring. Others pitchers on the list to throw are Jared Burton, Alex Burnett, Casey Fien, Luis Perdomo, Caleb Theilbar and Anthony Slama.

Twins prospects Jose Berrios and Eddie Rosario are on Puerto Rico’s roster and are expected to play today. Berrios is slated to be used as a reliever in the World Baseball Classic and is expected to pitch in relief today. Rosario, who is listed as an outfielder on Puerto Rico’s roster, is also expected to come in as a defensive replacement for center fielder Angel Pagan.

Puerto Rico:
1. Angel Pagan, CF
2. Irving Falu, 2B
3. Alex Rios, LF
4. Carlos Beltran, RF
5. Yadier Molina, C
6. Mike Aviles, SS
7. Pedro Valdes, DH
8. Carlos Rivera, 1B
9. Andy Gonzalez, 3B

RHP Giancarlo Alvarado

1. Aaron Hicks, CF
2. Eduardo Escobar, 2B
3. Mark Sobolewski, 3B
4. Jeff Clement, 1B
5. Wilkin Ramirez, LF
6. Brandon Boggs, DH
7. Josmil Pinto, C
8. Clete Thomas, RF
9. Danny Santana, SS

RHP Vance Worley

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