The Detroit Tigers Report

by Bill Chuck on September 25, 2013

In the 4th inning last night, Victor Martinez and Omar Infante went back-to-back and then Austin Jackson hit a two-run homer add the strong pitching of Doug Fister and put it all together you have the Tigers topping Minnesota, 4-2, and the Tigers clinching a postseason berth and a tie for the AL Central title.

Nine to Know

The Tigers 2005-13

Detroit is back in the playoffs for the third straight season

Rk Year Lg W L W-L% Finish Playoffs Managers
1 2013 AL Central 92 66 .582 1st of 5 Jim Leyland (92-66)
2 2012 AL Central 88 74 .543 1st of 5 Lost WS (4-0) Jim Leyland (88-74)
3 2011 AL Central 95 67 .586 1st of 5 Lost ALCS (4-2) Jim Leyland (95-67)
4 2010 AL Central 81 81 .500 3rd of 5 Jim Leyland (81-81)
5 2009 AL Central 86 77 .528 2nd of 5 Jim Leyland (86-77)
6 2008 AL Central 74 88 .457 5th of 5 Jim Leyland (74-88)
7 2007 AL Central 88 74 .543 2nd of 5 Jim Leyland (88-74)
8 2006 AL Central 95 67 .586 2nd of 5 Lost WS (4-1) Jim Leyland (95-67)
9 2005 AL Central 71 91 .438 4th of 5 Alan Trammell (71-91)
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 9/25/2013.

The Tigers in the postseason

Rk Year Lg W L Ties W-L% Finish Playoffs ▾ Managers
1 1984 AL East 104 58 0 .642 1st of 7 Won WS (4-1) Sparky Anderson (104-58)
2 1968 AL 103 59 2 .636 1st of 10 Won WS (4-3) Mayo Smith (103-59)
3 1945 AL 88 65 2 .575 1st of 8 Won WS (4-3) Steve O’Neill (88-65)
4 1935 AL 93 58 1 .616 1st of 8 Won WS (4-2) Mickey Cochrane (93-58)
5 2012 AL Central 88 74 0 .543 1st of 5 Lost WS (4-0) Jim Leyland (88-74)
6 2006 AL Central 95 67 0 .586 2nd of 5 Lost WS (4-1) Jim Leyland (95-67)
7 1940 AL 90 64 1 .584 1st of 8 Lost WS (4-3) Del Baker (90-64)
8 1934 AL 101 53 0 .656 1st of 8 Lost WS (4-3) Mickey Cochrane (101-53)
9 1909 AL 98 54 6 .645 1st of 8 Lost WS (4-3) Hughie Jennings (98-54)
10 1908 AL 90 63 1 .588 1st of 8 Lost WS (4-1) Hughie Jennings (90-63)
11 1907 AL 92 58 3 .613 1st of 8 Lost WS (4-0) Hughie Jennings (92-58)
12 2011 AL Central 95 67 0 .586 1st of 5 Lost ALCS (4-2) Jim Leyland (95-67)
13 1987 AL East 98 64 0 .605 1st of 7 Lost ALCS (4-1) Sparky Anderson (98-64)
14 1972 AL East 86 70 0 .551 1st of 6 Lost ALCS (3-2) Billy Martin (86-70)
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 9/25/2013.

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