Worth noting

Worth noting

• Entering Sunday's finale with the Pirates, Austin Jackson had not committed an error in center field since June 30, 2011, a stretch of 279 total chances over 120 games.

• Verlander hasn't lost since June 3 against the Yankees. The Tigers were 3-0 in his last three starts entering Sunday. In that time, the right-hander has picked up two wins, averaged seven innings and 6.67 strikeouts per appearance.

• The Tigers announced after Sunday's game that right-hander Jacob Turner had been optioned to Triple-A Toledo. Drew Smyly will get the start on Tuesday in Texas after missing two weeks with a blister issue.