Midseason rewind

A look at the AL Central standings at the All-Star break the previous five seasons:

2013

Team W-L Pct. GB

Detroit 52-42 .553 —

Cleveland 51-44 .537 1½

Kansas City 43-49 .467 8

Twins 39-53 .424 12

Chicago 37-55 .402 14

And the winner: Detroit (93-69) by 1 game over Cleveland

2012

Team W-L Pct. GB

Chicago 47-38 .553 —

Cleveland 44-41 .518 3

Detroit 44-42 .512 3½

Kansas City 37-47 .440 9½

Twins 36-49 .424 11

And the winner: Detroit (88-74) by 3 games over White Sox

2011

Team W-L Pct. GB

Detroit 49-43 .533 —

Cleveland 47-42 .528 ½

Chicago 44-48 .478 5

Twins 41-48 .461 6½

Kansas City 37-53 .407 11½

And the winner: Detroit (95-67) by 15 games over Cleveland

2010

Team W-L Pct. GB

Chicago 49-38 .563 —

Detroit 48-38 .558 ½

Twins 46-42 .523 3½

Kansas City 39-49 .443 10½

Cleveland 34-54 .386 15½

And the winner: Twins (94-68) by 6 games over White Sox

2009

Team W-L Pct. GB

Detroit 48-39 .552 —

Chicago 45-43 .511 3½

Twins 45-44 .506 4

Kansas City 37-51 .420 11½

Cleveland 34-54 .393 14

And the winner: Twins (87-76) by 1 game over Tigers