Power Rank: 29
Payroll Rank: 9 ($112.7 million)
Quite the role reversal for the Twins, who have spent most of the past decade as one of baseball's overachieving small market clubs. But injuries and/or inconsistencies have plagued expensive pieces Justin Morneau, Joe Mauer and Carl Pavano this year.
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