Over the past two years, the Twins have gone 129-195 (.398) finishing dead last in the AL central both seasons. Not surprisingly, the Twins went 65-79 (.451) against their division rivals during this time. On the upside, the Twins found success against the down trodden Kansas City Royals and Cleveland Indians 40-32 (.555) yet went an embarrassing 25-47 (.347) against the Tigers and White Sox.
If the Twins truly want to have divisional success in 2013, they particularly need to improve against the Tigers and White Sox. Much of the Twins' failures against these foes have been attributed to their poor performances against starting pitching. The following articles evaluates five AL Central aces the Twins must improve against for divisional success in 2013.
Note: Individual player stats are figures against the Twins from 2011 to 2012, via BaseballMusings.com.