The Chicago White Sox are heading to the playoffs after their 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins at Guaranteed Rate Field on Thursday afternoon.The White Sox clinched their first postseason spot since 2008, and just the second since the Sox won the World Series in 2005. 

Chicago opened the game with a three-game lead over the second-place Twins in the American League Central. With this win, the White Sox are assured of no worse than a wild-card berth. The Sox have the best record in the American League at 33-17 and are aiming to hit the playoffs as the No. 1 seed.

Chicago White Sox clinch spot in 2020 MLB playoffs, snap 12-year postseason drought


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