5 Thoughts: Twins clinch, Donaldson erupts, MLB Postseason in focus
This is the last newsletter of the memorable 2020 Twins season. The postseason is just ahead!
This is the last newsletter of the memorable 2020 Twins season. We all said that it would fly. And now it’s here – the next weekly member’s newsletter will be to preview the postseason.
This week, Byron Buxton went on a home run binge, I taped a podcast with my friend Phil Mackey, and the Twins clinched the postseason. Roughly equal importance, those three.
This column presents 5 Thoughts on the week that was in the Twins world.
1 – The Twins clinched the postseason!
With a win Saturday, the Twins assured their presence in the largest postseason field in MLB history. Here’s the whole picture, as it sits today.
No. 1 Rays host No. 8 Blue Jays
No. 2 White Sox host No. 7 Astros
No. 3 A’s host No. 6 Indians
No. 4 Twins host No. 5 Yankees
There’s still room for minor jostling in the A.L – will the Twins host or hit the road for Round 1, and will the play New York or Toronto or someone else? The National League is much more up in the air right now, so if you’re looking for heightened drama in the …