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A.L.D.S.: Detroit's Stars Against Oakland's Bargains

A.L.D.S.: Detroit's Stars Against Oakland's Bargains

nytimes.com Updated Oct 5, 2012
Detroit has Miguel Cabrera, Prince Fielder and Justin Verlander. Oakland counters with Coco Crisp.
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  • Tigers' Cabrera embracing Triple Crown frenzy

    Tigers' Cabrera embracing Triple Crown frenzy

    ESPN.com MLB.com Oct 5, 2012
    After securing the Triple Crown on the final game of the season, Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera has been cashing in.
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  • A's rookie Parker to face Verlander in Game 1

    A's rookie Parker to face Verlander in Game 1

    ESPN.com Oct 5, 2012
    One team has the reigning MVP and another player who just won the Triple Crown.
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  • Tigers' interest in Cespedes was more than passing

    Tigers' interest in Cespedes was more than passing

    MLB.com Oct 5, 2012
    What if the Tigers' worry about Yoenis Cespedes was where to hit him, instead of how to pitch to him?
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  • Second-year umpire Barry picked for Tigers-A's

    Second-year umpire Barry picked for Tigers-A's

    ESPN.com Oct 5, 2012
    Scott Barry, completing just his second season as a full-time major league umpire, has been selected to work the AL division series between Detroit and Oakland.
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  • Scherzer slated for Game 4 in Tigers rotation

    Scherzer slated for Game 4 in Tigers rotation

    MLB.com Oct 5, 2012
    Tigers manager Jim Leyland named his entire starting rotation for the American League Division Series against the A's on Friday with the only surprise being Max Scherzer starting Game 4, if necessary, on Wednesday in Oakland.
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  • Five keys for A's in postseason

    Five keys for A's in postseason

    MLB.com Oct 5, 2012
    The A's are back in Detroit, home to their last postseason appearance six years ago, when the Tigers claimed victory in the American League Championship Series. For this year's squad plenty will have to go right for the A's to keep rolling in the fashio…
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  • Video - Baseball Tonight Minute 01:43

    Baseball Tonight Minute

    Oct 5
    Baseball Tonight previews A's vs. Tigers and Reds vs. Giants.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Brees' pursuit of Unitas' touchdown mark sheds light on both

    Oct 5
    Five observations on Drew Brees being on the precipice of breaking the time-honored record of John Unitas for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass:
  • Peter King: Brees' pursuit of Unitas' touchdown mark sheds light on both

    Oct 5
    Five observations on Drew Brees being on the precipice of breaking the time-honored record of John Unitas for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass:
  • Chicago Bears better off with feisty Jay Cutler

    Oct 5
    The Bears should just let Cutler do his thing, and they might be better off for it.
  • Bill Simmons empties out his inbox and makes Week 5 picks

    Oct 5
    The Sports Guy continues to mate his NFL picks with reader e-mails, hoping it turns out better than the Peyton Manning experiment.