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From worst to first: Santana leads Twins' hurlers to top of MLB

Just take the ball and throw it where you want to. Throw strikes. Home plate don't move. #SatchelPaige #SMELLBASEBALL

Ervin Santana (@ErvinSantana_54) April 7, 2017
TOP TEAM ERA IN MLB, 2017
TEAM GP ERA
Twins 6 2.04
Astros 7 2.83
White Sox 5 3.00
Reds 6 3.06
Dodgers 7 3.10

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TOP ERA IN MLB SINCE SEPT. 12, 2016
PITCHER W-L IP SO BB ERA
Collin McHugh, Astros 3-0 27 1/3 22 8 1.32
Justin Verlander, Tigers 3-1 34 48 10 1.32
Aaron Sanchez, Blue Jays 2-0 26 27 11 1.38
Ervin Santana, Twins 2-1 36 31 13 1.50
Alex Reyes, Cardinals 3-0 22 1/3 22 13 1.61
Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers 2-2 38 36 2 1.66
th YEAR-TO-YEAR COMPARISON: TWINS BULLPEN (FIRST 6 GAMES)
YEAR W-L (TEAM) IP H ER BB SO AVG S ERA
2017 5-1 22 1/3 16 4 9 23 .200 3/3 1.61
2016 0-6 19 2/3 25 11 12 23 .309 0/3 5.03
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