Detroit Tigers clinch AL Central with win over Minnesota Twins
Max Scherzer earned his 21st win and the Detroit Tigers clinched their third straight AL Central title, beating the Minnesota Twins 1-0 on Wednesday night.
Tigers clinch third straight AL Central title
The Detroit News, Tom Gage
There was never any secret about it: The Tigers' target all year was to win the American League Central again - and to see where it takes them.
Detroit 1, Minnesota 0: Tigers beat Twins, clinch AL Central Division title
Detroit Free Press
The Tigers scored one run after just two hitters tonight, and it was all they needed in their 1-0 win over the Minnesota Twins tonight in Minneapolis,clinching the AL Central Division title for the third consecutive season.
Division champs! Detroit Tigers clinch Central title for third straight season with 1-0 win over Twins
MLive.com, Chris Iott
Max Scherzer struck out 10 while allowing just two hits in seven innings of work. The bullpen got the job done after that as the Tigers made a run they scored in the first inning stand up.
AL Central gear on sale at D Shop, starting at 5 a.m.
Out of Left Field. Matthew B. Mowery
The store, built into Comerica Park's exterior, on the corner of Witherell and Montcalm streets, will be open at 5 a.m., and stay open until 7 p.m., selling AL Central champions gear.
How Rick Porcello Fits Into the Detroit Tigers Playoff Bullpen
Motor City Bengals, Matt Snyder
Everyone knows that Rick Porcello is destined for the bullpen when the Detroit Tigers enter the playoffs.
Martinez is Key to Tigers Playoff Success Versus A's
Dark Side of Green
If we can put aside Lynn Henning's alarm over Miguel Cabrera's groin and Phil Coke's MRI, it's worth looking at the factors that could carry the Tigers through the playoffs.
Around the AL Central:
MLB Final Score/Recap: Indians finish off a perfect homestand by cruising past the White Sox 7-2
Let's Go Tribe
For their final home game of the regular season, the Indians put together one of their most complete wins of the month.
Indians 7, White Sox 2: A fitting end to the road schedule
South Side Sox, Jim Margalus
Cleveland finishes season series against Chicago winning 17 out of 19, including the last 14.
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