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Sanchez, Lester set to square off in Game 1 of ALCS Updated Oct 11, 2013
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.
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  • ALCS preview: Detroit Tigers vs. Boston Red Sox Oct 11, 2013
    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…
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  • Anibal realizes Fenway dream in Game 1 of ALCS Oct 11, 2013
    Anibal 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.
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  • In Lester, Red Sox know they have ultimate competitor Oct 11, 2013
    Jon 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.
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  • Gray, Parker undergo MRIs following Game 5 Oct 11, 2013
    Less 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 (…
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  • Hunter confident he'll continue to play after 2014 Oct 11, 2013
    For those who thought outfielder Torii Hunter might retire when his contract with the Tigers runs out next season, he offered one word: "Nope."
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  •'s experts pick winners for NLCS, ALCS Oct 11, 2013
    The 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.'…
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  • Dombrowski built Tigers with eye on the prize Oct 11, 2013
    This 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.
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  • Detroit Tigers ‘feel the shift’ after their ALDS win, now try to knock off the Red Sox Oct 11, 2013
    OAKLAND — 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…
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  • Bogaerts has shown he can handle postseason stage Oct 10, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Tigers-Red Sox promises to be enticing matchup Oct 11, 2013
    With 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.
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  • The Unfaltering, Inexorable, and Victorious Detroit Tigers are ALCS-Bound Oct 11, 2013
    Five 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...
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  • Video - ALCS Game 1 Preview 01:32

    ALCS Game 1 Preview

    Oct 11
    The Baseball Tonight crew looks ahead to Game 1 of the ALCS between the Tigers and the Red Sox.