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MLB • With a victory at home over the Royals on Monday, and the White Sox's loss in Cleveland, the Twins clinched a spot in the 2006 postseason. It's Ron Gardenhire's fourth trip to the playoffs in five seasons. The only other managers to reach the playoffs four times in their first five seasons were Cito Gaston (1989-1993 Blue Jays) and Larry Dierker (1997-2001 Astros).
• Torii Hunter hit ...
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