Twins pile on to White Sox's woes

Key stretch versus division foes continues with same old domination by Minnesota

Updated: July 8, 2011, 12:44 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- If there is any tension in the Minnesota Twins clubhouse Thursday as they head into a four-game series at U.S. Cellular Field eight games behind Cleveland for fourth place in the AL Central, you wouldn't know it as manager Ron Gardenhire summons his trainer for the latest injury report.

"Since we have so many people on the DL, we decided to let the trainers do it," Gardy says with a playful smirk. "It's just a lot easier that way. If I call it a sprain, they call it a supernatural ...

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