5 Thoughts: 10 reasons Twins are 'only' 10.5 games back on Check The Standings Day

It's a baseball holiday, and we've got 10 quick reasons the Twins are where they are, for your friends who ducked out after Opening Day but now want back in. (P.S. Minnesota is on an 8-3 run.)

In my accounting, I’ll give the Twins credit for winning 3 series in May (Royals, Cleveland, Baltimore), and losing 6 (Rangers, White Sox twice, A’s, Royals, and the Angels make-good). That’s not going to be good enough, and they know that for better days to be ahead, they need to play better today.

Let’s start with the great news and balance it out wi…

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