Tigers' Scherzer twists ankle in title celebration

Updated: October 2, 2012, 6:54 PM ET
Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Max Scherzer's shoulder appears to be fine. His right ankle is another issue.

The Tigers' right-hander will miss his start in the regular-season finale in Kansas City after twisting it during the on-field celebration of Detroit's AL Central title Monday night.

Manager Jim Leyland said Tuesday that someone apparently stepped on Scherzer after the Tigers had streamed out of the dugout and were jumping into a joyous pile behind the pitcher's mound.

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