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Detroit Tigers Need to Remember their Past in Order to Change their Future

In 2006 and 2012, Detroit swept the ALCS only to wait around for their NL opponent. And then the Tigers lost the World Series.

10/14/2013

BOSTON, MA – OCTOBER 13: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers walks back to the dugout against the Boston Red Sox during Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 13, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Another Detroit Pitcher Starts Off With Blanks

Detroit Tigers starter Max Scherzer held the Boston Red Sox hitless for 5 2-3 innings in Game 2 of the AL championship series on Sunday night.

10/14/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 12: David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox bats against the Detroit Tigers during Game One of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 12, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.

RBI Single In 9th Gives Red Sox 6-5 Win Over Tigers

David Ortiz had the biggest swing of the ALCS on Sunday night, clubbing a game-tying grand slam in the bottom of the eighth.

10/13/2013

Hanley Ramirez #13 of the Los Angeles Dodgers is hit by a pitch in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game One of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 11, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Ramirez’ Status Still Uncertain for Dodgers in NLCS Game 3

The Los Angeles Dodgers’ offense is struggling, and they might have to face Adam Wainwright without their top hitter in Game 3 of the NL championship series.

10/13/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 12: Fans look on following Game One of the American League Championship Series, the Detroit Tigers defeated the Boston Red Sox 1-0 at Fenway Park on October 12, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Home Field Only an Advantage to St. Louis, Unkind to Boston in LCS Matchups

The St. Louis Cardinals win back-to-back home games started by Los Angeles aces Zack Grienke and Clayton Kershaw, while Boston gets no-hit for eight-plus innings in losing to the Detroit Tigers at Fenway Park.

10/13/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 12: Anibal Sanchez #19 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after a strikeout in the sixth inning against the Boston Red Sox during Game One of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 12, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Tigers Hold Red Sox To Just One Hit In 1-0 ALCS Game 1 Victory

The Red Sox didn’t get a hit until the ninth inning, and the Tigers won 1-0 in Game 1 of the ALCS.

10/12/2013

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 12: Michael Wacha #52 of the St. Louis Cardinals throws the first pitch of the first inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers during Game Two of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 12, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri.

Cards Win Again, Go Up 2-0 on Dodgers

Rookie Michael Wacha pitched into the seventh inning with zero margin for error and the St. Louis Cardinals silenced the Los Angeles Dodgers for the second straight day, winning 1-0 Saturday for a 2-0 lead in the NL championship series.

10/12/2013

David Freese #23 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates at home plate after scoring the first run of the game on a sacrafice fly hit by Jon Jay #19 as Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers reacts in the fifth inning of Game Two of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 12, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Wacha Outduels Kershaw To Put Cardinals Up 2-0 In NLCS Over Dodgers

Rookie Michael Wacha pitched into the seventh inning with zero margin for error and the St. Louis Cardinals silenced the Los Angeles Dodgers for the second straight day, winning 1-0 Saturday for a 2-0 lead in the NL championship series.

10/12/2013

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics hits a single to break up a no hitter in the seventh inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Five of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Season in Review: Oakland Is Still the Bay Area Baseball King

The A’s won their 16th division title in 2013, but bowed out with a disappointing ALDS loss (again).

10/12/2013

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