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Minnesota Twins (82-74)

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Twins seek to wrap up wild card in Cleveland

CLEVELAND -- Wild-card-hunting Minnesota is hot, but no team is hotter than the Cleveland Indians, who will host the Twins on Tuesday night at Progressive Field in the opener of a three-game series.

The Twins come to Cleveland fresh off a four-game sweep of the Tigers in Detroit, and Minnesota's magic number for clinching the second American League wild-card spot is two.

Minnesota leads the Los Angeles Angels by five games with six to play.

AVG: J. Mauer.308
HR: B. Dozier32
RBI: B. Dozier87
SB: B. Buxton27
W: E. Santana16
ERA: E. Santana3.36
Saves: M. Belisle7
K: E. Santana166
AL Central
X-Cleveland 9858.628-
Minnesota 8274.52616
Kansas City 7680.48722
Chi White Sox 6492.41034
Detroit 6294.39736
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .259 (11)
Runs: 790 (5)
Hits: 1388 (12)
Home Runs: 199 (16)
Stolen Bases: 93 (9)
OBP: .334 (7)
SLG: .433 (12)
Total Bases: 2317 (10)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.63 (22)
Runs Allowed: 766 (19)
Saves: 39 (13)
Strikeouts: 1122 (29)
OpBA: .267 (26)
OBP: .331 (18)
SLG: .448 (24)
Run Support: 5.14 (3)
Date Player Transactions
9/13 A. Mejía Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
9/13 A. Mejía Removed From 10-Day DL (Left arm brachialis strain)
9/13 H. Santiago Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
9/12 G. Moya Purchased From Minors
9/12 E. Vielma Designated for Assignment
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Date Player Status
9/5 J. Chargois Right elbow impingement (on 60-day DL)
8/30 B. Buxton Undisclosed (day-to-day)
8/24 J. Castro off 7-day DL
8/20 M. Sanó Left shin stress reaction (on 10-day DL)
8/18 R. Grossman off 10-day DL
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