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Reuters Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Max Scherzer (37) delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field.

Tigers edge Twins 1-0, clinch Central

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Max Scherzer outdueled Kevin Correia and Torii Hunter singled in the lone run as visiting Detroit clinched the American League Central.

Scherzer (21-3) struck out 10 and allowed two hits while scattering six walks in seven innings to increase his major-league lead in wins. The right-hander is set up to start Game 1 of the playoffs for the Tigers, who are celebrating their third straight AL Central crown.

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