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The Red Sox are back in the American League Championship Series for the first time in five years, and they're starting it up at home. The Tigers are coming into Fenway Park as defending AL champions.Upvote Share Tweet
Well, this isn't much of a surprise. The Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers are meeting in this year's American League Championship Series, vying to advance to the World Series. The reason nobody should be all that surprised — 2013 successes aside — is t…Upvote Share Tweet
Anibal realizes Fenway dream in Game 1 of ALCSAnibal Sanchez used to imagine himself pitching for the Red Sox at Fenway Park. Saturday night, he'll make his first start at Fenway, but as the Tigers' hurler in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series.Upvote Share TweetJon Lester is all about making adjustments. Given the Tigers' past success against him, the Boston left-hander might have to make plenty for Game 1 of the ALCS on Saturday.Upvote Share TweetLess than 24 hours after his team suffered a Game 5 AL Division Series loss to the Tigers for a second straight year, A's manager Bob Melvin sat in his office and went through a laundry list of injury updates. Notably, right-handed starters Sonny Gray (…Upvote Share TweetFor those who thought outfielder Torii Hunter might retire when his contract with the Tigers runs out next season, he offered one word: "Nope."Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Oct 11, 2013The National League Championship Series starts Friday, Oct. 11 and features the St. Louis Cardinals and the Los Angeles Dodgers. The American League Championships Series begins on Saturday, matching the Boston Red Sox against the Detroit Tigers. SI.com'…Upvote Share Tweet
Dombrowski built Tigers with eye on the prizeThis being a bottom-line business and all, Detroit Tigers president Dave Dombrowski understands he needs a championship to truly validate all his good work in Detroit.Upvote Share TweetOAKLAND — Max Scherzer stood on one end of the Detroit Tigers clubhouse, his goofy two-colored goggles covering his eyes from the champagne flying everywhere, and indulged the questions. When could he pitch in the ALCS against the Boston Red Sox? How go…Upvote Share Tweet
Bogaerts has shown he can handle postseason stageMLB.com Oct 10, 2013The Red Sox are planning no changes to their roster for the American League Championship Series, which begins Saturday at 8 p.m. ET on FOX, against the Tigers. That means base-on-balls machine Xander Bogaerts could get another chance to impact a playoff…Upvote Share Tweet
Tigers-Red Sox promises to be enticing matchupWith the Tigers squaring off against the Red Sox, the American League Championship Series will feature a bunch of household names and a couple of baseball's iconic franchises fighting it out for a trip to the World Series.Upvote Share Tweet
The Unfaltering, Inexorable, and Victorious Detroit Tigers are ALCS-Boundgrantland.com Oct 11, 2013Five thoughts from the Detroit Tigers' decisive 3-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics in Game 5 of the ALDS. 1. Justin Verlander Is Still Justin Ver...Upvote Share Tweet
ALCS Game 1 PreviewOct 11The Baseball Tonight crew looks ahead to Game 1 of the ALCS between the Tigers and the Red Sox.
How the Jaguars Can Beat the Broncos (Hey, Anything’s Possible)Oct 11The Jaguars will need Maurice Jones-Drew at his clock-grinding best to have a chance at beating the Broncos. (Justin Cooper/Icon SMI) Well, here at The MMQB, we’ve written quite a lot about team No. 32 this week, the Jacksonville Jaguars. Much has cente…
Your Calls for the HallOct 11In my 30 seasons covering pro football, I’ve found that nothing stirs the passions of fans—and plain ticks off the masses—the way Pro Football Hall of Fame voting does. During the raging Art Monk debate eight or 10 years ago (at the time, I was not in t…
Bill Simmons on quarterbacks, Week 6 picksOct 11The Sports Guy navigates the delicate balance between being a solid starting quarterback and a total washout. Plus, the Week 6 picks.