AL Central Watch: June 5

Heres a quick glance at whats happening around the American League Central.

The Twins come to town this weekend, and the White Sox should know that 11 consecutive runners have successfully stolen a base against catcher Joe Mauer.

Manager Jim Leyland again is shaking his head over the Tigers maddening offense, saying: We look like we’re swinging underwater. Now, there is talk in Detroit that Leyland could be on the hot seat.

Consistency continues to be a problem for the Indians, writes Rob Oller.

Check back later for updates.

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