Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera reacts to flying out against the Chicago White Sox in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Detroit Monday, Sept. 22, 2014.

Bassitt and White Sox slow down Tigers

Bassitt pitched into the eighth inning for his first major league win, and the Chicago White Sox slowed Detroit’s chase of the AL Central ti…

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…