The Minnesota Twins and Miami Marlins finished at the bottom of their divisions in 2012. While things appear to be looking up for the Twins, the Marlins may be even worse off.
Minnesota can match its longest winning streak from 2012 when it meets visiting Miami in the opener of a split doubleheader Tuesday.
A 5-3 road win against the White Sox on Sunday gave the Twins (8-7) their fourth straight victory, putting them on the verge of equaling their longest run last season from June 30-July 3.
Josh Willingham, who has at least one RBI in each game during the streak, hit a three-run double in Minnesota's four-run seventh inning. Before that, Aaron Hicks -- 0 for 19 over his last seven games -- had an RBI single to tie the score at 2-all.
"I'd put us up against anybody right now," starter Scott Diamond, who gave up two runs over six innings, told the team's official website. "I think we're playing pretty confidently. As long as we can execute our pitches and continue to work, I thin...