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DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 9:  Pitcher Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers receives a high-five in the dugout after being relieved during the seventh inning of a game against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on September 9, 2014, in Detroit, Michigan. Scherzer recorded his 16th win in the Tigers 4-2 victory. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

One Season Later, Indians Break Tigers’ A.L. Strikeout Record

The Detroit Tigers pitching staff recorded 1,428 strikeouts in 2013, a mark that was broken by the Cleveland Indians against the Rays on Friday night.

97.1 The Ticket–09/26/2014

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

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 4: Jason Kipnis #22 of the Cleveland Indians scores during the sixth inning against the Detroit Tigers at Progressive Field on September 4, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Jason Kipnis Cusses Out Fan On Twitter

Saturday was a good day for Tigers fans. Alex Avila’s two-run home run in the eighth inning gave Detroit a 5-4 win over Cleveland.

97.1 The Ticket–09/15/2014

Cleveland Indians v Detroit Tigers

Kinsler, Martinez HRs Help Tigers Sweep Indians

J.D. Martinez hit a solo homer in the fourth and Detroit starter Justin Verlander left with two runners on and two outs in the sixth.

97.1 The Ticket–09/14/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 13:  Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers and catcher Yan Gomes #10 of the Cleveland Indians watch Avila's two-run home run in the eighth inning that give the Tigers a 5-4 lead at Comerica Park on September 13, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Avila’s Two-Run Bomb In 8th Lifts Tigers Over Indians, 5-4

Avila sent a full-count pitch from reliever Bryan Shaw into the right-field stands for his 11th home run and helped the Tigers retain first place in the AL Central.

97.1 The Ticket–09/13/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 12: J.D. Martinez #28 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates his two-run home run against the Cleveland Indians with Miguel Cabrera #24 during the fourth inning at Comerica Park on September 12, 2014, in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

J.D. Martinez, Price Lead Tigers Over Indians 7-2

The Tigers are neck and neck with Kansas City atop the AL Central, and if they win the division they can thank Martinez, who has 21 home runs.

97.1 The Ticket–09/12/2014

Victor Martinez (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Tigers Score 7 In 11th To Beat Indians 11-4

Victor Martinez’s three-run homer highlighted a seven-run 11th inning that lifted the Detroit Tigers to an 11-4 win over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night.

97.1 The Ticket–09/05/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 06: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers delivers a pitch against the New York Yankees in the fourth inning during a MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on August 6, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Verlander, Tigers Stall As Salazar Pitches First Shutout In Indians’ 7-0 Win

The Tigers (76-63), who entered play a half-game behind Kansas City in the AL Central, won the first two games of the crucial series against their division rivals.

97.1 The Ticket–09/03/2014

Martinez #28 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates. FILE (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

J.D. Martinez Hits 3-Run Homer, Tigers Win 4-2

Martinez’s one-out shot over the center-field wall bailed out the Tigers, who had been unable to get a clutch hit for eight innings.

97.1 The Ticket–09/02/2014

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