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Second half questions await division-leading Twins

Luis Arraez, Byron Buxton and the starting rotation factors in leading the Minnesota Twins' postseason aspirations.

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Minnesota Twins first baseman Jose Miranda hits a walk-off, three-run home run in the ninth inning Wednesday, July 13, 2022, to defeat the Milwaukee Brewers at Target Field.
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Luis Arraez leads the American League in batting average, Byron Buxton stayed healthy and the starting rotation proved to be stronger than anticipated. Those factors helped propel the Minnesota Twins into first place at the All-Star break.

But as the second half of the season resumes Saturday, will the Twins be able to stay ahead of the Cleveland Guardians and Chicago White Sox, who trail Minnesota in the pennant race by 2 and 3 games respectively?

The interactive graphic below shows the Twins leaders in several categories.

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