Tigers Still in Good Shape, but You Never Know

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You wouldn't think twice about the Twins if you hadn't seen this before.

You'd shrug and do the math and put two (games up) and three (to play) together and come up with the obvious answer: The Tigers will win the American League Central.

Won't they?

Odds are, they will, one of these days.

But recent history -- not to mention Thursday's division-clenching loss at Comerica Park, capped off by a bizarre game of bean ball -- reminds us that odd things happen on the way to a sure thing for the Tigers.

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