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CNNSI.com Updated Oct 5, 2013
The Red Sox and Tigers got a leg up in Game 1 of their ALDS series. Can the A's and Rays respond?Share Tweet
CNNSI.com Oct 5, 2013After Sonny Gray's stellar pitching, the A's just needed a run. They got it in the 9th to beat Detroit and tie the ALDS.Share TweetA look at Friday's starting lineups for Game 2 of the American League Division Series between the Tigers and the Athletics.Share Tweet
Aiming to even series, A's face another aceOn the heels of Max Scherzer's dominating Game 1 effort in the Tigers' 3-2 win over the A's, here comes Justin Verlander. In Game 2 on Saturday night, Oakland rookie Sonny Gray, in his 11th career start, engages Verlander, the 2011 AL Cy Young Award win…Share Tweet
Cespedes is lone bright spot as A's bats struggleYoenis Cespedes' homer provided the A's their only runs in a 3-2 loss to the Tigers, and they know they will need others to contribute to come back in the American League Division Series.Share TweetWith Max Scherzer dealing again, the Tigers didn't need many runs to jump to a 1-0 ALDS lead on the A's.Share Tweet
Miggy feels good, says 'no time to complain or worry'Going into Game 1 of the American League Division Series against Oakland, there had been some question about how nagging groin and abdominal injuries would impact one of baseball's best hitters and, by extension, the Tigers' postseason chances. If Detro…Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 5, 2013Much like their ALDS in 2012, the Detroit Tigers seized control in the opener winning 3-2 over the Oakland A's. The Tigers came out swinging against Bartolo Colon, plating all three of their runs in the first inning on four hits and a hit batsman. Max S…Share Tweet
San Jose, MLB argue over A's potential moveESPN.com Oct 5, 2013Lawyers for the city of San Jose and Major League Baseball squared off in federal court over a lawsuit accusing the baseball governing body of unlawfully preventing the Oakland Athletics from moving to San Jose.Share Tweet
Gray Talks Game 2 WinOct 5Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray comments on his performance in his team's Game 2 victory over the Tigers.
Gray Not Afraid Of The MomentOct 5"Baseball Tonight" breaks down Sonny Gray's stellar performance in Game 2 of the American League Division Series.
A's Walk Off In Game 2Oct 5After Sonny Gray struck out nine over eight scoreless innings, Stephen Vogt's RBI single in the ninth lifted the A's to a 1-0 win over the Tigers to even the series.