The Detroit Tigers won a spot in Major League Baseball's World Series by beating the New York Yankees 8-1 Thursday to complete a four-game sweep of the AL championship series. Miguel Cabrera and Jhonny Peralta hit two-run homers in the fourth inning to seal the Yankees' fate. It was the first time the storied New York team had been swept in a postseason series in 32 years.
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