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Anderson-led A's shut out Tigers to stay alive

Anderson-led A's shut out Tigers to stay alive

ESPN.com Updated Oct 9, 2012
Brett Anderson outdueled fellow playoff first-timer Anibal Sanchez and received stellar defense all over the diamond, and the upstart Athletics avoided another playoff sweep by Detroit, beating the Tigers 2-0 Tuesday night.
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  • Game Recap: Coco Crisp scored a run and made a home-run savin……

    Game Recap: Coco Crisp scored a run and made a home-run savin…

    CNNSI.com nytimes.com Oct 9, 2012
    Coco Crisp scored a run and made a home-run saving catch and Brett Anderson pitched six shutout innings as the A's topped the Tigers 2-0 on Tuesday to force a Game 4 in the ALDS.
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  • Coco Crisp robs Prince Fielder of home run in ALDS Game 3

    Coco Crisp robs Prince Fielder of home run in ALDS Game 3

    yahoo.com Oct 9, 2012
    Your browser does not support iframes. Oakland Athletics outfielder Coco Crisp berated himself on Twitter after his attempt at a basket catch failed for a huge two-run error in Sunday's Game 2 of the ALDS. That's a terrible feeling seeing the ball fly o…
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  • Tigers try to complete sweep of A's

    Tigers try to complete sweep of A's

    CNNSI.com Oct 9, 2012
    Coco Crisp has scored a run and robbed Prince Fielder of a home run in the early parts of Game 3 in Oakland. Follow along as the A's try to avoid a sweep at the hands of the Tigers.
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  • Your Giants-Reds And A's-Tigers Open Thread

    Your Giants-Reds And A's-Tigers Open Thread

    deadspin.com Oct 9, 2012
    Welcome to today's divisional series open thread. There are two games to watch tonight. The San Francisco Giants are fighting for their playoff lives against the Cincinnati Reds in a game that just got underway, and the A's will be trying to stave off e…
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  • Albert Chen: A's looking to keep Best Story in Baseball alive f…

    Albert Chen: A's looking to keep Best Story in Baseball alive for another day

    CNNSI.com Oct 9, 2012
    The A's have been the best story in baseball. Tonight, they'll try to avoid having ALDS Game 3 be their final chapter. Even if it is there's good times ahead, writes Albert Chen.
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  • Oakland A's on the Verge of a Non-Hollywood Ending

    Oakland A's on the Verge of a Non-Hollywood Ending

    grantland.com Oct 9, 2012
    So this is what it's come to? Three must-wins in a row? On June 21, I wrote on Grantland that the A's were "a long shot to make the playoffs this seas...
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  • Video - SweetSpot: Game 3s 04:55

    SweetSpot: Game 3s

    Oct 9
    David Shoenfield and Eric Karabell on whether the Giants and A's can avoid being swept.
  • Video - A's Blank Tigers In Game 3 01:22

    A's Blank Tigers In Game 3

    Oct 9
    A's top Tigers 2-0 to avoid sweep.
  • Video - Breaking Down The A's Game 3 Win 01:22

    Breaking Down The A's Game 3 Win

    Oct 9
    Baseball Tonight breaks down the A's win over the Tigers

Sports Columnists

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    Oct 9
    "I read your story,'' Robert Griffin III told me the night of the NFL Draft in New York. "Interesting."
  • Don Banks: In Newton's regression, shades of another recent fall from grac…

    Oct 9
    The comparison grows a little more obvious and well-defined as the weeks pass, and so do the concerns. When you watch the early-season struggles of last year's rookie sensation quarterback, Carolina's Cam Newton, it's hard to fight the feeling that perh…
  • Don Banks: In Newton's regression, shades of another recent fall from grac…

    Oct 9
    The comparison grows a little more obvious and well-defined as the weeks pass, and so do the concerns. When you watch the early-season struggles of last year's rookie sensation quarterback, Carolina's Cam Newton, it's hard to fight the feeling that perh…
  • Peter King: Unless he plays smarter, RGIII will lose to Luck in long-term;…

    Oct 9
    "I read your story,'' Robert Griffin III told me the night of the NFL Draft in New York. "Interesting."