The Minnesota Twins were the first MLB team to punch their postseason ticket on Tuesday night after defeating the Cleveland Indians 6-4 at Target Field.
The Twins are currently a game back of the Yankees for the best record in baseball after their division clinching victory improved them to 91-60 on the year.
Minnesota clinched their second straight AL Central title, and they will be one of the top World Series contenders when the playoff get underway in October.
Despite winning the division five times in the past decade, the Twins have been able to get over the playoff hump and into the World Series.
Here are five reasons why this will be the year the Twins get back to the World Series for the first time since 1991 and will ultimately win it.