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Detroit Tigers observations: 5-1 loss locks up top pick in 2020 draft for Tigers

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The Detroit Tigers will finish the 2019 season with the worst record in baseball.

For that, they will receive the No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 MLB Draft.

In Wednesday night’s 5-1 loss to the Twins, the Tigers clinched both of those fates.

The Tigers’ selection in next June’s draft will be their second No. 1 overall pick in the past three seasons. In 2018, they selected right-hander Casey Mize, after landing the pick with a loss in their final game of the 2017 season, which also came against the Twins.