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AL Central News and Notes: Joe Nathan, Joe Mauer, Paul Konerko

AL Central Standings

Detroit 95 67 .586 0 Lost 1
Cleveland 80 82 .493 15 Lost 4
Chicago 79 83 .487 16 Lost 1
Kansas City 71 91 .438 24 Lost 2
Minnesota 63 99 .388 32 Won 2

(updated 10.26.2011 at 12:41 PM PDT)

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