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Stats tell the tale of the Twins

Stats can be great, or in this case very bad. Carl Pavano allowed an MLB-worst 262 hits this season. Only 49.4% of Francisco Liriano's pitches were strikes. Ben Revere had a higher ground ball rate than anyone in baseball. More stats are available in this piece.
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Stats can be great, or in this case very bad. Carl Pavano allowed an MLB-worst 262 hits this season. Only 49.4% of Francisco Liriano's pitches were strikes. Ben Revere had a higher ground ball rate than anyone in baseball. More stats are available in this piece.

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