Chicago White Sox
After 158 games of highs, lows, losing streaks and walk-off wins, the Cleveland Indians can almost touch the postseason.
Detroit needed a win and a Cleveland loss to wrap up the division in the Tigers’ final scheduled home game.
Although he’s on a pitching staff with a 20-game winner and a former league MVP, Anibal Sanchez could be the Detroit Tigers’ choice to start the postseason.
The Detroit Tigers tied the game with an astonishing six-run rally in the ninth inning, then beat the Chicago White Sox 7-6 on Saturday night when Omar Infante hit an infield single with the bases loaded in the 12th.
Max Scherzer became baseball’s first 20-game winner Friday night, pitching through bad weather for six innings to help the Detroit Tigers to a 12-5 victory over the Chicago White Sox.
Even though Ryan Raburn hasn’t played a lot lately, he certainly didn’t look rusty at the plate Thursday night.
Anibal Sanchez struck out 10 in a terrific performance, helping the Detroit Tigers top the Chicago White Sox 1-0 on Wednesday night.
Rick Porcello pitched his first career complete game, Prince Fielder homered among his four hits and the Detroit Tigers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 9-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.
Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera left the game early again on Monday. This time it had nothing to do with an injury.
Scherzer (19-3) gave up five runs and six hits in four innings as he lost consecutive starts for the first time this season after Boston beat him Sept. 3.