The Return of Jose Iglesias is just one subplot as two first place clubs square off in a September matchup. Both clubs have relatively comfortable leads in their respective divisions. Therefore this series might be more useful as a preview of a possible post-season match up.
Miguel Cabrera out of the lineup a third straight day, the Tigers won with pitching and defense. Doug Fister tossed seven shutout innings, much in thanks to acrobatic defensive plays by shortstop Jose Iglesias.