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Top 5 Moments From Sunday’s Wild Card Clinching Victory

On Sunday, the Cleveland Indians defeated the Minnesota Twins to clinch the top AL Wild Card spot and the right to host the Tampa Bay Rays in a winner take all play in game on Wednesday. Until then, we can enjoy basking in the joy that comes along with clinching a playoff spot for the first time since 2007. With that in mind, here are the top five moments from Sunday’s Wild Card clinching victory and the ensuing celebration.

5. Jason Kipnis‘ diving stop and throw to first to end the game.

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4. Jason Kipnis tackles Mike Aviles and keeps on going.

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3. Nick Swisher does his best imitation of every Cleveland Indians fan.

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2. Nothing embodies a joyous celebration quite like water falling an adult beverage or two.

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1. Carlos Santana douses Terry Francona with Champagne. Francona says, “Watch the hair.” Carlos seals the deal with a kiss.

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Topics: AL Wild Card, Carlos Santana, Celebration, Cleveland Indians, Jason Kipnis, Playoffs, Terry Francona

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