Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 9/25/13
For the first time since 1907 the Detroit Tigers have clinched three consecutive postseason berths after tonight’s 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins. With the win the Tigers guaranteed themselves at least a trip to the AL Wild Card game as their magic number for the division has been reduced to one game. And it’s because of that one game (as well as Jason Giambi hitting a walk-off homer in his depends to give the Indians a 5-4 win over the White Sox… thanks Hawk) that the Tigers’ goggles and champagne was kept on ice at least for one more night as the Detroit eyes are truly set on that AL Central Division title. After falling behind 1-0 in the second the Tigers scored 4 unanswered by way of home runs from Austin Jackson (2-run), Victor Martinez and Omar Infante to give Detroit the lead which unlike last night they didn’t relinquish. Starter Doug Fister had a solid outing through 6 and 1/3rd innings allowing just 2 runs on 8 hits while walking 1 and striking out 7. From there Drew...
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