Are the Detroit Tigers for real? With just three games left in the regular season, they can edge closer to securing the final playoff spot when they host AL Central rivals, the Chicago White Sox, on Friday night. While the fate of the division is still up for grabs and Minnesota still mathematically in with a shout, the Tigers can look forward to a trip to the ALDS by taking care of their own business. Following Thursday's bench-clearing loss to the Twins, the Tigers' magic number remains at two, and they can pack their postseason bags by winning their final series of the year in front of their home fans. Regardless of what happens in the series between the Twins and the Royals, Jim Leyland's men know a trip to the Bronx awaits them if they can take two out of three, starting tonight. But ...
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