Five questions about Twins-Yankees

Originally Published: October 6, 2009
By Tim Kurkjian | ESPN The Magazine

On the surface, this is a mismatch. The Yankees swept the Twins twice this season, going 7-0. The Twins haven't won a game in New York since July 4, 2007, losing eight in a row. In the postseason in this decade, the Yankees have beaten the Twins twice in an AL Division Series, each time in four games. But these Twins are the hottest team in baseball, having won 17 of 21 down the stretch, including a remarkable victory over the Tigers in Game 163. They became only the second team since 1969 to ...

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