Twelve teams of thirty have any reason to play today beyond "well, they scheduled 162, so we gotta play em, right?" The Twins are one of those teams.
By this time last season, game logs consisted of "Twins continue to try to get KC a division crown." (that is the entirety of the header for Game 161's log last year), and the comments consisted of excitement that the Twins had won 70 in a season for the first time in 4 years.
This year's been good.
Technically, it's not all over, but suffice to say, it ain't looking real good right now. The playoff picture is essentially drawn on the head of a pin that makes up a collage that scream either Angels red or Astros...orange? So, rather than wallowing in the fact that there is exactly 1 scenario in 81 that ends with us even getting to a play-in game, let's remember the good times.
What was your favorite moment of the season. Since I turned off that one Tigers game in the 7th inning, I'm going to say it was Sano's 12th inning pinch hit home run against KC.