The twins are on the verge of being the first team to lose 100 games and make the playoffs the following season. It could happen tonight.
Wholesale change might have produced desirable results, but this season has reinforced that patience also can be rewarded with unexpected success.
If the Twins win at Cleveland and the Angels lose to the White Sox in Chicago, the Twins will be in next Tuesday's AL play-in game
Since August 8, the Twins lead the majors with 80 home runs. They have 199 this season, fourth most in team history (the record is 225 in 1963).
This has been a strange season series. The Twins are 6-10 against Cleveland —1-9 at home but 5-1 at Progressive Field.
The Twins righthander didn't give up a hit until the fourth inning,
The Twins infielder belted a three-run homer during the Twins' five-run sixth inning that helped them put the Tigers away 10-4 on Sunday.
What were we thinking when we thought we had it all figured out?
At 82-74, the Twins are the first team since Seattle in 2009 — and the 13th team ever — to have a winning record the year after losing 100-plus games.
The Twins, at eight games over .500, match their high-water mark for the season.
Twins complete a four game sweep against the Detroit Tigers, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Detroit.
Jose Berrios is on the mound, looking to snap a four start winless streak while leading the Twins to a sweep.
The Twins on Saturday couldn't do much vs. Tigers starter Matt Boyd, but feasted on the bullpen to win their third straight in Detroit and inch closer to a wild-card berth.
Twins righthander Ervin Santana improved to 16-8 on the season
Eduardo Escobar ended up hitting a two-run single as part of an eight-run eighth inning on Saturday.
Tom Kelly presided over one of the great turnarounds in baseball history in 1991 and this year's Twins matched that 21-game turnaround Friday.
Max Kepler left Saturday's game after the first inning when he injured his left hip while fielding and throwing a Miguel Carbera single. Twins manager Paul Molitor does not believe the injusy is serious.
Foul balls and flying bats have been potential disasters for decades. Why won't Commissioner Rob Manfred upgrade his nearly two-year old ''recommendation'' of extra netting to a full-fledged demand?
The Twins have casted their net worldwide to find players from Australia to South Africa. But that looks to be changing.
A look back at Saturday night's game.