Originally written on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 9/26/13
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It wasn’t the best performance by the Tigers this season both from an offensive and starting pitching standpoint. But it was enough… Wednesday night Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers defeated the Minnesota Twins 1-0 to clinch the team’s third straight AL Central division title. Scherzer, whose been really phenomenal all year struck out 10 over 7 innings of work to improve to 21-3 on the regular season. But the scary thing is he could be better, a lot better actually. Max Scherzer is the 6th pitcher in baseball's modern era (since 1900) with at least 20 wins and 3 losses or fewer in a single season — ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) September 26, 2013 As a team though Detroit has accomplished something that the organization hasn’t done in over a century, go to three straight postseasons (1907-1909) which they managed to lock up yesterday with their 4-2 win over the Twins. Now they await their opponent in the ALDS which more than likely will be Oakland for the second straight...
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