The Oakland Athletics are off to their best start in more than two decades, but to keep rolling they made need Bartolo Colon to solve his woes against the Detroit Tigers.
The Oakland A’s got a standing ovation from fans at the Coliseum Thursday night after their loss to the Detroit Tigers in the division series ended their season. “It was a great ride,” John Madden told the KCBS morning crew.
Justin Verlander struck out 11 in a four-hitter to send the Detroit Tigers back to the AL championship series, beating the Oakland Athletics 6-0 in the decisive Game 5 of their division series Thursday night.
Both the Giants and A’s have come back from a two game deficit to tie the best of five division series. The A’s were down two runs in the bottom of the ninth before they scored three runs to shock the Tigers Wednesday night.
The Athletics staved off elimination for a second straight night with a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers in Game 4 of the AL division series Wednesday.
The Oakland A’s run into the postseason reminds us that it’s not always about a high payroll. Not always about luxury suites. Not always about what we don’t have, but rather what we do.
While the Oakland A’s fan’s optimism was raised after Tuesday night’s win over the Detroit Tigers at the O.co Coliseum, dozens of them were feeling down in the dumps after confusion over tickets sales left them out in the cold.
Brett Anderson outdueled fellow playoff first-timer Anibal Sanchez and received stellar defense all over the diamond, and the upstart Oakland Athletics avoided another playoff sweep by Detroit, beating the Tigers 2-0 Tuesday night.
A baseball team made up of players no one else wanted has returned to the Major League playoffs. The Oakland A’s were pegged to finish last in their division, instead they finished first.
The Detroit Tigers beat the Oakland Athletics, 5-4, Sunday to take a 2-0 lead in their AL playoff series.