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Pitching Leading The Way Once Again

The Twins are one of the hottest teams in baseball right now, and the recent winning streak can be attributed to an old friend: starting pitching. Read about how the pitching staff is righting the ship, and how a few moves have turned around the Twins seemingly lost season.

The Twins' rise from the depths of the American League Central in mid-May to sea level (.500) by late June is largely the result of the same thing that was supposed to make the Twins a division contender from the start: their starting pitching. The Twins were 17-24 with a major-league worst starting-rotation ERA of 6.43 after May 18. Then rookie Francisco Liriano made his first major league...

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