DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 13:  Right fielder Torii Hunter #48 of the Detroit Tigers is congratulated by pitcher Joba Chamberlain #44 after making a diving catch on a fly ball hit by Yan Gomes of the Cleveland Indians for the third out of the eighth inning at Comerica Park on September 13, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Elated To Be In Playoffs, Optimistic Torii Hunter Says: ‘It’ll Be Nice To Kind Of Clinch At Home’

To be sure, the Tigers are happy to be a lock for the playoffs, but they want the division, not the wild card.

CBS Detroit–09/25/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 24:  Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers uses his teeth to open a bottle of beer in the locker room following the Dodgers' 9-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants to win the National League West Division Championship at Dodger Stadium on September 24, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Yasiel Puig Opens Beer Bottles With His Mouth While Celebrating [VIDEO]

That’s not where Puig’s celebration stopped. He then proceeded to pour ice on his teammates.

97.1 The Ticket–09/25/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 19:  Starting pitcher Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers smiles as he does a post-game interview after a 10-1 win against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on September 19, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Verlander Peaking At Right Time For Tigers

Verlander pitched his final regular season start of 2014 better than he had pitched all season.

CBS Detroit–09/24/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 19:  Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers hits a RBI single in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals  at Kauffman Stadium on September 19, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Ausmus Calls Sign-Stealing Claim ‘Ludicrous,’ Says Hitting Martinez Was ‘Weak’

“It’s a little weak that they would hit him,” Ausmus said. “If they injure Victor there and we’re in the playoff hunt, that’s bad news.”

CBS Detroit–09/24/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 14:  Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers warms up prior to the start of the game against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park on September 14, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Indians 6-4.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Verlander, Sale Face Off As Tigers Cling To One-Game Lead In AL Central

“I think certain guys have, when the stage is bigger and the spotlight’s brighter, they turn up their concentration, their game is elevated,” Ausmus said. “I think there is some truth to that.”

CBS Detroit–09/24/2014

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Dodgers And Giants Fans Pour Beer On One Another During Kiss Cam [VIDEO]

Last night during the kiss cam, a Giants and Dodgers fan really took a unique approach.

97.1 The Ticket–09/24/2014

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 23: Alcides Escobar #2 and Alex Gordon #4 of the Kansas City Royals celebrate a 7-1 win over the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on September 23, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Indians Fall To Royals 7-1, Playoff Hopes Dimmed

The Indians began the week with improbable odds of making the playoffs.

97.1 The Ticket–09/24/2014

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 22: Shortstop Alcides Escobar #2 of the Kansas City Royals dives for a ground ball during the sixth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on September 22, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Indians Lose 2-0, Pushed To Edge By Royals

The Indians waited more than three weeks to gain a little ground on the Royals. They gave it right back in a few hours.

97.1 The Ticket–09/23/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 15: Torii Hunter #48 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates hitting a solo home run against the Minnesota Twins during the ninth inning of the game on September 15, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Tigers defeated the Twins 8-6. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

As End Of Season Nears, Ausmus More Impressed Than Ever By Hunter

Detroit Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter made a believer out of new Tigers manager Brad Ausmus.

CBS Detroit–09/22/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 03:  Anibal Sanchez #19 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the seventh inning of the game against the Colorado Rockies at Comerica Park on August 3, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Rockies 4-0.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Sanchez Will Be Activated Tuesday To Pitch Out Of Bullpen

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said he feels comfortable using starter-turned-reliever Anibal Sanchez at any point in a game.

CBS Detroit–09/22/2014

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