July was a month to remember for the Twins. After losing their first game of the month, the Twins proceeded to win 25 of their next 26 games to close out the month in style. The team won 13 in a row, then lost 1 and have now won another 12 in a row. That ran their record to 79-30 and put their magic number at 25.
The Twins rode big months by Pope Benedict XVI, Masher Peer Boom and Hardwood Agwang in particular, with most of the rest of the guys pulling their weight as well. You don't go on a stretch like this one on the back of a few players, it's certainly been a full team effort. McRae ran his record to 16-3 in the process.
Going into August, the Twins lead FBSL in OPS (.776) and runs scored (529) offensively and ERA (2.68) and OPS against (.563) on the mound. Winning recipe.
The Gopher State Kid (A.K.A. Land O' Lakes, A.K.A. North Star State Uhhhh)