Why the Detroit Tigers Will Still Win the AL Central

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Why the Detroit Tigers Will Still Win the AL Central
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The Chicago White Sox defeated the Detroit Tigers on Monday afternoon, 5-4, taking a three-game lead in the American League Central.

With just 16 games to go, the Tigers have put themselves in a hole, and for a team that everyone picked before the season, to win the division and possibly go to the World Series, things aren't looking good.

But the Tigers will come back and win the division, making back-to-back postseason appearances for the first time since 1935.

Despite the Tigers' massive underachievement this year, the team has somehow kept itself in the hunt for the AL Central title.

The Tigers will find a way to play to their potential in the last two weeks of the season, squeaking out a division title, and here are the six reasons why:

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