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Resilient A's face their biggest challenge yetMLB.com Updated Oct 8, 2012It's not over yet, and that's the message the A's were sending before their Monday workout, on the eve of a potential elimination Game 3 against the Tigers.Share Tweet
Youthful A's hope change of scenery does trickThe A's are hoping that a change in environment -- and some quality innings from Brett Anderson -- will help them turn this series around. Resilience has been one of Oakland's strengths this season, and maybe that's not surprising for a roster that incl…Share TweetA day after Al Alburquerque sparked a smidgen of A's ire in Game 2 by fielding a ninth-inning ground ball off the bat of Yoenis Cespedes and kissing the ball before underhanding it to Prince Fielder, the pitcher apologized for his act.Share TweetAs expected, the A's will turn to lefty Brett Anderson to halt the Tigers in Game 3 of the American League Division Series on Tuesday and save his team from elimination.Share Tweet