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JUST IN: Shane Greene sets another record as Detroit Tigers beat Indians 4-1

Sep 12, 2016; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Shane Greene (61) get the ball back from catcher James McCann (not pictured) during the seventh inning against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

The Detroit Tigers got back in the win column on Wednesday as they defeated the Cleveland Indians 4-1 at Comerica Park.

One of the best stories in Major League Baseball so far this season is Tigers’ closer Shane Greene and the rate at which he is racking up saves.

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Greene entered Wednesday’s game against the Indians in the bottom of the ninth inning with the Tigers leading 4-1. Three batters later, Greene had converted his eighth save of the season as Detroit moved to 8-4 and back into first place in the American League Central.

You read that correctly, Greene has eight saves in only 12 games which just so happens to be a new Major League record.

Nation, obviously Greene cannot continue to save games at this pace but for now, let’s sit back and enjoy the show!

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