It isn't a shocker that the Tigers couldn't fend off the White Sox before the AS break. The Sux are the hottest team in baseball and erased an 8.5 game deficit to hop over both the Twins and the Tigers in the final game of the first half like weight loss products.
While the Tigers were playing well enough to put some space between the Twins, they were not even close to what the Sux had done. Winning at over a .900 WP% over the last 30 or so games going into the break.
Steve Kornacki of MLive talks about what they need to do going forward to win the division.