"Monday is going to be the first time we are all going to be big Detroit Tigers fans. We're all going to root for them." - Twins pitcher Joe Nathan
"I think Jimmy Leyland will want to win that game as much as anybody," Gardenhire said of the Tigers skipper. "No one wants to lay down, they'd love to be a spoiler. If you are making a team stay an extra day to play a game, I would imagine they ought to be irritated enough to take a whack at it."