Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 9/26/12
Don’t look now, but the Detroit Tigers have moved into a tie for the AL Central with the Chicago White Sox with just a little over a week to go in the season. It’ also looks like the return’s on Anibal Sanchez are finally starting to pay off. Tuesday night, Sanchez a trade deadline acquisition for the Tigers threw a three hit complete game shutout as the Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 2-0 from Comerica Park. Couple that with a 4-3 White Sox loss to the Cleveland Indians Tuesday afternoon and you now have that all-out sprint to the finish for the AL Central title. Sanchez struck out 10 and walked just one earning his first shutout since September 10th, 2011 while he was a member of the then Florida Marlins. Prince Fielder and Delmon Young each had RBI singles in the first inning for the Tigers while Triple Crown candidate Miguel Cabrera went 0 for 3 ending his 14 game hitting streak. Known Tiger killer Bruce Chen allowed only the two runs on 10 hits over 6 2/3 innings for the Roy...
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