Minnesota Twins: Predicting an ALDS rotation for facing the New York Yankees

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - AUGUST 26: Jose Berrios #17 of the Minnesota Twins delivers a pitch against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of the game on August 26, 2018 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. All players across MLB will wear nicknames on their backs as well as colorful, non-traditional uniforms featuring alternate designs inspired by youth-league uniforms during Players Weekend. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - AUGUST 26: Jose Berrios #17 of the Minnesota Twins delivers a pitch against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of the game on August 26, 2018 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. All players across MLB will wear nicknames on their backs as well as colorful, non-traditional uniforms featuring alternate designs inspired by youth-league uniforms during Players Weekend. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) /
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN – AUGUST 26: Jose Berrios #17 of the Minnesota Twins delivers a pitch against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of the game on August 26, 2018 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. All players across MLB will wear nicknames on their backs as well as colorful, non-traditional uniforms featuring alternate designs inspired by youth-league uniforms during Players Weekend. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – AUGUST 26: Jose Berrios #17 of the Minnesota Twins delivers a pitch against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of the game on August 26, 2018 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. All players across MLB will wear nicknames on their backs as well as colorful, non-traditional uniforms featuring alternate designs inspired by youth-league uniforms during Players Weekend. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) /

With the Minnesota Twins locking up the AL Central on Wednesday and the New York Yankees their playoff opponent, we take a look at the projected rotation for each team.

The Minnesota Twins won their first division title since 2010 last week, cementing their spot as the third seed in the American League playoffs. Winning the division guaranteed they will finish with their top season since 1970, but their reward is a date with the New York Yankees.

The Yankees won 102 games and, despite an incredible season, are locked in as the second seed in the AL due to the Houston Astros’ dominance. Still, they are a formidable opponent for the Twins and one that should draw up bad memories of their previous postseason meetings.

We live in the present however, and with both teams having their share of issues in the rotation, we’re going to take a look at the potential rotations for each team and how they stack up against each other heading into the five-game series, which begins on Friday night.

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