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Twins vs. Royals: Battle for the basement

Who said the Twins wouldn’t play meaningful games in September? If Minnesota wants to avoid finishing in last place in the AL Central, they have to beat the team in front of them: Kansas City. The Twins start a two game series against the Royals tonight in K.C.
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Who said the Twins wouldn’t play meaningful games in September? If Minnesota wants to avoid finishing in last place in the AL Central, they have to beat the team in front of them: Kansas City. The Twins start a two game series against the Royals tonight in K.C.

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