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Twins win second straight division title

Minnesota will be the No. 3 seed and will open the playoffs against the Houston Astros.
Credit: AP
Minnesota Twins' Max Kepler, left, congratulates Mitch Garver after Garver's solo home run in the fourth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins have clinched the AL Central for the second straight year.

While the Twins were still in extra innings with the Cincinnati Reds, the Chicago Cubs held off a late charge by the Chicago White Sox to give the Twins the division.

The Twins, who lost 5-3 in extra innings against the Reds on Sunday, have secured the No. 3 seed in the playoffs and will open against the Houston Astros.