In a season where all the drama seems to have been sucked out baseball, its nice to see an old school pennant race break out in the AL Central this past week. For the entire season, it looked like the Detroit Tigers were going to roll to their first division title in 22 years.á They had a seven game lead over the Minnesota Twins exactly one month ago and were up by three with four games remaining on September 30.á One Tiger win combined with one Twins loss and the crown was there. Then a funny thing happened: The Tigers couldn't win and the Twins couldn't lose. So here we are, at Game 163, a little extra inning affair in a year that seemed to be decided months ago. For the Tigers, all the pressure is on a team that was destined for the playoffs, that led the division for months and is pl ...
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