Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/25/13
The Detroit Tigers are Central Division champions. Again. Max Scherzer allowed just two hits and struck out 10 in seven innings Wednesday night as the Tigers wrapped up their third consecutive division title with a 1-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins. The win guarantees the Tigers a spot in the American League Division Series where they will play either the Oakland Athletics. The most likely scenario at this point has the Tigers opening on the road against the A's who have the second-best record in the American League. The Tigers scored a run in the first inning on an RBI single by Torii Hunter. That's all the offense they needed to beat the Twins and clinch the division title. The Tigers took over first place in the Central Division on July 3 with a 6-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays and never relinquished it from that point forward. They built an 8 1/2-game margin in early September and then held off an Indians team that has been hot lately for first place. KEY TO THE GAME T...
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