Preview: Tigers-Twins Series Is Indeed Big, but Keep It in Perspective

Posted: 18th September 2009 by Kurt Mensching in MLB
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The first place Tigers meet the second place Twins at the HHH Metrodome this weekend. It promises to be an exciting and tense three days of baseball for fans of both teams. But did I fall asleep and miss two weeks of the season or what? Detroit Free Press headline: "Tigers-Twins series could determine who wins Central" Is that the football philosophy or what? High school has nine games. Each is really important. College typically has 12. Lose one and you lose your national title hopes. The NFL has 16 games. A bad week is not going to sink your team, but it's still a large chunk of your season. Baseball is not football. I'm not going to downplay it and say it doesn't matter what happens this weekend. Because it does. But this series is not for the division title. In case you didn't notice, ...

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