Today's Cubs lineup

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Today's Cubs lineup

The Twins have been scuffling all season and currently sit 8.5 games behind the White Sox in the AL Central with a 23-34 record. However, they were able to muster enough to top the Cubs in extra innings yesterday.

Here's the way the Cubs will line up against Scott Diamond:

1. Reed Johnson - LF
2. Starlin Castro - SS
3. David DeJesus - RF
4. Alfonso Soriano - DH
5. Jeff Baker - 1B
6. Joe Mather - CF
7. Steve Clevenger - C
8. Darwin Barney - 2B
9. Ian Stewart - 3B

Diamond boasts a 4-1 record and sparkling 1.86 ERA this season. Jeff Samardzija is on the hill for the Cubs, looking to improve on his 5-3 record and 3.13 ERA.

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