The Detroit Tigers clinched the American League Central Division for the fourth straight year Sunday. (Ashley Dunkak/CBS Detroit)

Tigers Win Another Division Title, Stronger Thanks To Season’s Struggles

With the pressure on – the Tigers ultimately delivered, shutting out Minnesota, 3-1.

CBS Detroit–09/29/2014

Chicago White Sox v Detroit Tigers

Tigers Win AL Central With 3-0 Victory Over Twins

The Tigers face the Baltimore Orioles in the AL Division Series.

97.1 The Ticket–09/28/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 27: Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros walks to the on-deck circle in the first inning against the New York Mets at Citi Field on September 27, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Astros Change Course, Put Altuve Back In Lineup

Jose Altuve has been added to the Houston Astros’ lineup after the team reversed course on its original decision to bench him — against his wishes — in an attempt to protect his lead in the American League batting race.

97.1 The Ticket–09/28/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 27: Brian Dozier #2 of the Minnesota Twins attends to teammate Danny Santana #39 as Andrew Romine #27 of the Detroit Tigers kneels at second base after they collided during a double play in the seventh inning at Comerica Park on September 27, 2014, in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Tigers Lose 12-3 To Twins, Division Lead Still 1

Throughout a topsy-turvy first season as manager of the Detroit Tigers, Brad Ausmus has been careful not to show any sign of panic — even when his team was stumbling through a terrible stretch in late May or struggling to keep pace in August.

97.1 The Ticket–09/28/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 27:  Manager Brad Ausmus #7 of the Detroit Tigers watches the game against the Minnesota Twins during the eighth inning at Comerica Park on September 27, 2014, in Detroit, Michigan. The Twins defeated the Tigers 12-3. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Ausmus On Boos In Blowout Loss: ‘If I Was In The Stands, I’d Be Booing, Too’

Whether the Tigers find their form Sunday or not, back-to-back blowout losses to the last-place Twins leave a sour taste for the team.

CBS Detroit–09/28/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 21:  Rick Porcello #21 of the Detroit Tigers throw in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on September 21, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Porcello’s September Struggles Continue, Ausmus Says Fatigue Not A Factor

“There’s not really much we can do about it,” Ausmus said of Porcello’s September woes. “He’s one of our starters, so he’s going to pitch.”

CBS Detroit–09/27/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 24:  Pitcher Chris Sale #49 of the Chicago White Sox shouts and gestures at Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers after hitting him with a pitch during the sixth inning at Comerica Park on September 24, 2014, in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Ventura: Sale Did Not Hit Martinez On Purpose

White Sox manager Robin Ventura is taking with Detroit Tigers skipper Brad Ausmus for accusing ace Chris Sale of throwing at Victor Martinez.

97.1 The Ticket–09/26/2014

Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers hits a solo home run to left field during the game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on September 25, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Cabrera Homers, Tigers Beat Twins 4-2

The Tigers, who have already clinched a postseason berth, can wrap up a fourth straight division championship as early as Friday.

97.1 The Ticket–09/25/2014

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

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Detroit Tigers Postseason Hats [PHOTO]

With the Detroit Tigers clinching a playoff spot, it means you can now buy their official postseason cap.

97.1 The Ticket–09/25/2014

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