After being out of the lineup for two of the last three games, Howie Kendrick is back in the Angels' lineup Thursday night as the Angels battle the Twins in the rubber game of a three-game series. Kendrick was in a slight slump -- just two for his last 13 -- but did not start a couple times this week. Here are tonight's starting lineups:
Minnesota manager Ron Gardenhire announced today that Justin Morneau will began a rehab assignment with Triple A Rochester on Friday. Morneau has been out since June 10 with a left wrist strain.
The Angels begin the night one game behind Texas in the American League West. The Angels are 3-2 against the Twins this season.
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