Minnesota Twins defeat Detroit Tigers, 6-2

Yes, there was a little Metrodome mystique on Saturday to aid the Twins in a 6-2 comeback victory over Detroit.

Yet there was a lot more to how the Twins have pulled within two games of first place for the first time since July 31.

"We've played like a .500 team for a long enough time," Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said. "Right now we're finally starting to put a few things together."

Their focus is in place, knowing that this probably is their last chance to make a ...

The Twins were hanging on to a one-run lead in the summer of 1987. There was a drive toward right-center field that was going to score the tying run from first base.

"Make it bounce, Dome gods," said Dick Such, the pitching coach during the Tom Kelly era.

The ball bounced over the distant fence for a ground-rule double. The runners stayed at second and third as a final out was recorded, and the Dome gods had delivered another victory for the '87 Twins.

On Saturday...