The White Sox have a half-game lead in the standings, but the Twins don't have a single road game the rest of the way.
Questions on Mark Prior, Leo Mazzone and Mike Hampton, and Roberto Alomar fill up the e-mailbag.
Expected to be serious contenders this season, the Phillies, White Sox and A's continue to struggle along.
In comparing the careers of Frank Thomas and Edgar Martinez, Thomas comes out the more productive player.
Based upon last season's final standings, the Twins appear to be a much better team than the White Sox. But Rob Neyer isn't sure that's the case. Especially now.