If you are a Detroit Tigers fan, the Minnesota Twins must be the Jason Voorhees, Freddy Krueger and Chucky Doll of your nightmares all rolled into one.á á Every time the Tigers think they have finished off the Twins, the Twins pop up from the grave to grab hold of Detroit. As the last week of the season began, the Twins were not supposed to be within striking distance of the Tigers.áá Yet, the Twins were there staring the Tigers down. Some thought the Twins wouldnÆt get out of the gate fast enough with MVP Joe Mauer on the disabled list to start the season.áá Justin Morneau had other ideas.á Morneau carried the Twins in April and May batting .341 with 14 HRs and 47 RBIÆs. The Tigers had to feel that the Twins would wilt during the dog days of summer as the bottom half of the Twins ...
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