Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 9/17/12
By MATT BEARDMORE, STATS WriterThe Minnesota Twins and Cleveland Indians are well out of the AL Central race, but they'll both have a major impact on which team finishes first.Their matchup this week could help determine if Minnesota or Cleveland ends up last.The Twins will try to snap a three-game skid when they go for a fourth consecutive victory over the Indians on Tuesday night.Long out of the playoff conversation, division-worst Minnesota (60-87) and Cleveland (61-86) head into this final 15-game stretch with the purpose of evaluating talent and building momentum into 2013.However, both clubs will play a big role in helping to determine the division winner, as the Twins face second-place Detroit six more times and the Indians have six left with first-place Chicago."We want to see some fire at the end here," manager Manny Acta told the team's official website. "Facing the Tigers, the White Sox, teams that are fighting for a spot, it's going to be better for us to judge these gu...
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