Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/20/12
For most of the past decade, the Minnesota Twins were playing big games in September. They won six division titles from 2002-10, and when they weren't winning them, they were in the race, even losing a one-game playoff to the Chicago White Sox in 2008. So a second straight losing season has been particularly hard on the guys who were around for the glory years, and with nine of the last 12 games this season against two contenders, the Detroit Tigers and the New York Yankees, the Twins are going to be surrounded by players still vying for a shot at the World Series. "It's tough looking at," first baseman Justin Morneau said. The Twins start a three-game series at Detroit on Friday, then head back to Target Field for three against the Yankees and three more against the Tigers before ending their season with three in Toronto. "There's nothing like it, that's (being) in a pennant race, where you're leading or trying to catch somebody, scoreboard-watching, as we all still do," ma...
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