The Twins were down and out. After being swept at Yankee Stadium from Aug. 17-19, the Twins dropped to 59-61 and seemed to free-fall from playoff contention.

The Twins are 16-5 since, and with a 6-2 Labor Day win against the American League-leading Royals, the team is just 1.5 games back of the Rangers for the final wild card spot.

After Monday's victory, Twins ballboy/batboy, Darold, "Hit the Quan."

Torii Hunter, the long-time Twin who came back to Minnesota and now is in a pennant race, captured the video. Hunter uses the hashtag, #septober. Have we moved on from the "Rocktober" clichés?

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