Jeter fittingly goes out a winner in final game

In one of several thoughtful moments over the past several days, Derek Jeter reflected on his storied career and noted that though he shared the field with many athletes who possessed more talent, he believes that no one ever gave more of an effort. With that in mind, Jeter's season-long goodbye ended in fitting fashion on Sunday afternoon, running hard down the first-base line to notch the 3,465th hit of his career. He signaled for a pinch-runner and waved his batting helmet as he left the field, exiting a game that the Yankees went on to win, 9-5.

Tigers top Twins for fourth straight division title

The Tigers are American League Central champs after defeating the Twins, 3-0, on Sunday afternoon at Comerica Park. Detroit's win, its 90th victory of the season, made Kansas City's result in Chicago against the White Sox irrelevant, as it locked up the club's fourth consecutive AL Central title and ensured a date with the Orioles in the AL Division Series, beginning Thursday in Baltimore.

Altuve claims first batting crown in Astros history

If you know anything about Jose Altuve, you weren't surprised he wound up wanting to play Sunday after originally being out of the lineup. And if you know anything else about Altuve, you weren't surprised to see him rise to the occasion. The Astros' second baseman went 2-for-4 to secure the American League batting title, ending the year with a .341 average.