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Angels retain Scioscia, GM; drop two othersESPN.com Oct 8, 2013Manager Mike Scioscia and general manager Jerry Dipoto are getting another chance with the Los Angeles Angels.Share TweetTigers manager Jim Leyland didn't give serious consideration to starting Max Scherzer on short rest Tuesday in Game 4 of the American League Division Series against the A's. Pitching him in relief on three days' rest was another matter.Share Tweet
Check out the sign that was behind Biogenesis star Jhonny Peralta as he hit a game-tying homeryahoo.com Oct 8, 2013Detroit Tigers infielder Jhonny Peralta came up big in his team's do-or-die game against the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday, hitting a game-tying three-run homer off Dan Straily in the bottom of the fifth inning. But check out that sign to the left of hom…Share TweetCNNSI.com Oct 8, 2013PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Linked together in one of the worst trades in franchise history, Larry Bowa and Ryne Sandberg now will be working in the same dugout trying to restore the Philadelphia Phillies' winning ways.Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 8, 2013The Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals and Oakland Athletics have done very well so far in the playoffs by going with an inexperienced but talented starting pitcher during the division series round. Pittsburgh's Gerrit Cole and Oakland's Sonny Gray…Share TweetThere was little doubt that Torii Hunter would be in the Tigers' lineup for Game 4 of their American League Division Series against the A's on Tuesday, despite the bruised shoulder he suffered on a diving attempt at a catch in Game 3. The only question …Share Tweet
Caple: Punchless in DetroitESPN.com Oct 8, 2013Tempers flare in ALDS Game 3 as the Athletics push the Tigers to the brinkShare TweetCNNSI.com Oct 8, 2013Behind Juan Uribe's bat and Clayton Kershaw's arm, the Dodgers beat the Braves for an NLCS berth.Share Tweet
Tigers Force Game 5Oct 8The Tigers hit two home runs and used Max Scherzer out of the bullpen for two innings, avoiding elimination with an 8-6 win over the A's.
Was It Or Wasn't It?Oct 8Baseball Tonight debates whether there was fan interference on the Victor Martinez home run.