Last year, the perennial little team that could, the Minnesota Twins fell just one game short of the playoffs. Actually, it was in their 163rd game, a play-in game with the division rival Chicago White Sox in a game played controversially at "The Cell" in Chicago's Southside. Since the epic 1-0 finish, with a Jim Thome home run being the deciding factor, the rule, which awarded the game to Chicago via a coin flip has been changed to what it should have been all along, the better record amongst the teams involved,áin head-to-head matchups host the deciding game. Once again, the small-market Twins find themselves going up again a familiar foe, this time in the form of the Detroit Tigers. I previewed this possibility on July 6 when I wrote the following article: "Don't look now. Justin Morne ...
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Article written by Joe Mikolai