MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Twins are tied for having the longest winning streak in the American League. In fact, they haven't lost in 10 days.
Those numbers are a bit deceiving, obviously, as Minnesota has played just four games since April 13. Due to four postponements and a scheduled day off, there hasn't been much consistency in the Twins' schedule. After losing to the Mets on the 13th, the series finale against New York was postponed. Minnesota then won two straight against the Angels before that series' final game was put on hold due to weather.
The Twins enjoyed two off days one scheduled, one forced by weather before topping the White Sox in two straight games on Saturday and Sunday. So though Minnesota is playing well as of late with five straight wins through the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader -- the Twins wish they were playing more frequently, too.
"It's definitely something I don't think any of us have really been a part of, this many games knocked out like this...