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A's take it to Verlander in rain-shortened win

A's take it to Verlander in rain-shortened win

MLB.com Updated Aug 27, 2013
The A's scored five runs against Justin Verlander in a 6-3 win over the Tigers on Tuesday night at Comerica Park. The game ended in the sixth after an 80-minute rain delay.
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  • Tigers activate C Avila from concussion DL

    Tigers activate C Avila from concussion DL

    ESPN.com Aug 27, 2013
    The Detroit Tigers activated catcher Alex Avila from the concussion disabled list Tuesday and optioned catcher Bryan Holaday to Triple-A Toledo.
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  • Tigers get power, but pitching falters in loss to A's

    Tigers get power, but pitching falters in loss to A's

    MLB.com Aug 27, 2013
    The Tigers got homers from Miguel Cabrera, Omar Infante and Victor Martinez, but it wasn't enough in an 8-6 loss to the A's on Monday night at Comerica Park.
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  • Video - Verlander, Tigers Fall To A's In 6 00:32

    Verlander, Tigers Fall To A's In 6

    Aug 27
    Justin Verlander suffered his 10th loss of the season as the Tigers fell to the Athletics 6-3 in a rain-shortened game.
  • Video - Web Gems 01:03

    Web Gems

    Aug 27
    Does Brendan Ryan's sliding stop and throw to first top Jose Iglesias' barehanded pick and flip to first for the out.

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