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The Tigers are AL Central Division Champions, Miguel Cabrera leads the league in all three Triple Crown categories, and Max Scherzer is ready to pitch. These stories and more in today's Morning Prowl.
"Really, the Tigers’ lone shortcoming tonight was the fact that they played Party Rock Anthem in the clubhouse after the game, but we’ll let that one slide. Enjoy a stress-free next two days. Relatively."
"Like a stubborn husband who found himself in the wrong neighborhood and refused to ask for directions the Tigers took the long route to their destination, but they have arrived for the postseason party on time and no worse for the wear."
Tigers' Max Scherzer says he's ready to pitch
The Detroit News, Tom Gage
With even more rest headed his way (Scherzer will pitch on Sunday at the earliest), we should see a 100% healthy Max in the postseason.
Around the AL Central:
Game 160: White Sox 11, Indians 0
Let's Go Tribe
"Meanwhile the Indians, who beat up Hector Santiago in his previous start, couldn't touch the Chicago left-hander."
Chen Goads Tigers into Winning, Advances Mission: Get Better Draft Pick
"Granted, all of this draft pick jockeying will be for nought when the world ends in the offseason, but we can pretend these games matter, right? That these losses mean something? That they serve a greater purpose? Because if they don't, then holy hell is this a depressing part of the season."
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