Sanchez takes the mound Monday for Game 3 between the Tigers and Athletics after the teams split a pair of pulsating one-run games in Oakland.
Detroit and Oakland have each scored 3 runs in the series so far. The teams head to Motown for Game Three.
David Ortiz had a blast on Saturday night, but David Price wasn’t really a fan.
The Red Sox beat the Rays 7-4 in Game 2 of the ALDS, and will have a chance to clinch the series Monday night in Tampa.
The Detroit Tigers scored three runs off somewhat weak hits in the first inning, and Max Scherzer did the rest against the A’s.
A two-run homer and an unproductive triple by Yoenis Cespedes were hardly enough as the A’s struck out a postseason franchise-high 16 times.
A stressful afternoon turned into a laugher for Red Sox fans in their first glimpse of playoff baseball in Boston since 2009.
Boston Red Sox had scored five runs in the fourth inning to beat the Rays 12-2 on Friday in Game 1 of the AL division series.
Oakland definitely needs to take advantage of its home-field edge in 2013, for once. The series starts tonight.
In sports, “should have” rarely means much, and Rays rookie Wil Myers learned that the hard way on Friday afternoon at Fenway Park.