The Twins magic number to clinch the American League Central is 6. As of yesterday, after their elimination-staving victory in the Motor City, they had a 4 percent chance of making the playoffs per ESPN. That number now stands at 8.2 percent. Leyland has to know that by not taking care of business, he perhaps opened up pandora's box in the Horrors of the Metrodome to play an x-factor this weekend. The last thing he probably wanted to do was send a desperate, but not beaten Minnesota Twins team home for their last regular season homestand, back to the Metrodome in what is sure to be an emotional farewell weekend at the very least. Adrenaline is sure to be flowing in one of the loudest venues in baseball as video montages and other nostalgic memories play throughout the weekend. Leyland's t ...
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