UNDATED (WHTC) - The Tigers won at Minnesota last night, 1-0, for their third straight AL Central title, the second time Detroit has ever finished first in three straight seasons, equaling the three straight AL pennants during the Ty Cobb era of 1907 through 1909. Max Scherzer allowed two hits and struck out 10 over seven innings for his 21st win of the season, while former Twin Torii Hunter's RBI single in the first inning held up as the game's lone scoring play. The Tigers begin a three-game series in Miami to close out the regular season tomorrow evening, with coverage on 1450 WHTC following high school football.
Darnell McDonald's three-run homer in the sixth inning enabled the Cubs to win their home season finale yesterday, a 4-2 decision over visiting Pittsburgh. Chicago ends the campaign with three games in St. Louis, beginning tomorrow evening.
Nick Swisher and Asdrubal Cabrera each drove in two runs as Cleveland beat the visiting White Sox last night, 7-2, for the Indians' 14th straight victory over Chicago. Joining their north side neighbors the Cubs in ensuring a last-place finish, the White Sox host Kansas City for four games at US Cellular Field to finish up the season, starting this evening.
NFL Thursday Night Football on 1450 WHTC at 8 PM finds San Francisco visiting St. Louis.