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Your Belated MLB Divisional Playoffs Quadruple-Header Open Thre…

Your Belated MLB Divisional Playoffs Quadruple-Header Open Thread

deadspin.com Updated Oct 10, 2012
We're a little late to this, we know. But you deserve the chance to talk baseball. There's so much baseball today! Cards-Nats right now. Then Giants-Reds; Cincy has a chance to clinch. Then O's-Yanks, back in the Bronx, before Tigers-A's arrives as our …
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  • Cespedes is a playoff rookie in name only

    Cespedes is a playoff rookie in name only

    MLB.com Oct 10, 2012
    If A's rookie Yoenis Cespedes acts like he has been in the playoffs before, it's because he has -- seven times with the world renowned Cuban national team.
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  • Bullpen in 'good shape' heading into Game 4

    Bullpen in 'good shape' heading into Game 4

    MLB.com Oct 10, 2012
    Engaging in yet another win-or-else game against the Tigers on Wednesday, the A's weren't planning on saving any bullets -- aside from maybe one.
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  • Phil Taylor: A's extend party one more game

    Phil Taylor: A's extend party one more game

    CNNSI.com Oct 10, 2012
    The A's are a party, declares Phil Taylor, and that party isn't over after a 2-0 win over the Tigers in Game 3. Unlikely hero Brett Anderson had company as their crazy season continues.
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  • ALDS Game 3: A’s ride pitching and great defense to victory, fo…

    ALDS Game 3: A’s ride pitching and great defense to victory, force Game 4 with Tigers

    yahoo.com Oct 10, 2012
    Score and situation: You didn't think the Oakland A's were going away that easily, did you? Thanks to a great pitching performance from Brett Anderson and a pair of highlight reel catches in the outfield, they lived to fight another day with their 2-0 v…
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  • MLB Playoff Wrap: Giants, A's Live to Fight Another Day

    MLB Playoff Wrap: Giants, A's Live to Fight Another Day

    grantland.com Oct 10, 2012
    The Cincinnati Reds just suffered one of the worst hard-luck playoff losses any team has experienced in years. Their number-one starter is hurt, won't...
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  • Video - Tigers-Athletics Game 4 Preview 02:08

    Tigers-Athletics Game 4 Preview

    Oct 10
    Doug Glanville breaks down the pitching matchup in tonight's Game 4 showdown between the Tigers and the A's.
  • Video - Crisp Lifts A's To Game Four Win 00:48

    Crisp Lifts A's To Game Four Win

    Oct 10
    A's walk off against Tigers to force a game 5

Sports Columnists

  • NFL - Early surprise teams might lack staying power

    Oct 10
    The Vikings and Cardinals have surprised early, but don't be surprised if they're eventually figured out, writes John Clayton
  • NFL -- Clayton: Alex Karras' humor was his strength

    Oct 10
    Alex Karras was great on the field for the Lions but even more winning as an entertainer, writes John Clayton.
  • The Thunder need to pay James Harden now

    Oct 10
    The Thunder claiming they are just a poor, small-market team that can't afford James Harden doesn't work in today's NBA.