Originally written September 24, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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The good news for the Detroit Tigers on Sunday was that Max Scherzer appears to be healthy. The bad news was it may not matter unless the team can quit finding new and innovative ways to lose games. A day Detroit entered knowing it could take first place by sweeping a doubleheader from Minnesota ended with the Twins instead sweeping the punchless Tigers, 10-4 in the opener and 2-1 in a 10-inning second game. While the Tigers lost two of three over the weekend against the Twins, the first-place Chicago White Sox dropped all three of their games to the Los Angeles Angels. That leaves Detroit one game behind in the AL Central race with 10 to play. Scherzer pitched five shutout innings in the first game -- with a diminished but still effective fastball -- before weakening in the sixth and watching those who came after him fail to stop the waterfall and the defense continue to fail to rise to the occasion. Scherzer had left his previous start after two innings due to shoulder f...
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