Detroit Tigers left fielder J.D. Martinez chases an RBI double by Alex Gordon during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Tigers lose 5-2 to Guthrie, Royals

So while a sweep in Kansas City would have been nice, Tigers manager Brad Ausmus was feeling pretty good as he headed home for the last part…

Minnesota Twins' Aaron Hicks, left, dives safely back to first as Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera reaches for the ball in a pickoff attempt in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Minneapolis.

Twins stun Tigers in 9th for win

Aaron Hicks hit a two-out RBI single in the ninth inning and the Minnesota Twins rallied for a win over the AL Central-leading Detroit Tiger…