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MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Tigers clinch AL Central with shutout win over Minnesota

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MINNEAPOLIS --  Detroit right-hander Max Scherzer cruised to a 1-0 win over the Twins last night at Target Field, as Detroit clinched the American League Central title. Scherzer improved to 21-and-3 on the season, allowing two hits and striking out 10 in seven innings. Former Twin and current Tiger outfielder Torii Hunter had an RBI single in the first inning for the game's lone run. Joaquin Benoit locked up his 24th save with a perfect ninth inning.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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