Originally posted on Diehardsport  |  Last updated 10/2/12
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The Detroit Tigers clinched the AL Central title and a spot in the MLB playoffs after beating the Kansas City Royals, 6-3, Monday night.Unfortunately for Detroit, they victory also came with a loss, as one of their starting pitchers, Max Scherzer, was injured during the on-field celebration.According to FoxSports Detroit, Scherzer, who had been dealing with pain in his throwing shoulder, twisted when the team celebrated on the field.Tigers skipper Jim Leyland said that injury happened when ”somebody jumping on the pile stepped on his ankle.” Oops.Scherzer was scheduled to start the regular season finale for the Tigers. Leyland is unsure on his status. Scherzer is 16-9 on the season with a 3.82 ERA and is the Tigers No.2 starting pitcher.Image: Dave Reginek, Getty Images
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