Twins Get Second Swing at Game 163

A year after the terrible disappointment of losing a one-game playoff to the Chicago White Sox, the Twins are getting a do-over. For the first time in the baseball history, a team will play Game No. 163 for a second straight year.

"How the hell did we get ourselves in this again?" manager Ron Gardenhire asked with a chuckle.

"I never thought I'd play in another 163rd game," outfielder Denard Span said. "You ask anybody, not two years in a row. Not twice...

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