The Red Sox-Tigers ALCS has a chance to be one epic series.
Oakland didn’t get a hit until the seventh inning, and even though the team brought the tying run at the plate in the ninth with two outs, it wasn’t meant to be for the AL West champs this year. Again.
Anticipation is heightened for a do-or-die ALDS Game 5 at the Coliseum between the A’s and the Detroit Tigers.
Powerful as it is, the Detroit Tigers offense sometimes hits the skids. It might blow the doors off an opposing defense, or it might suffer through a prolonged scoreless streak.
Max Scherzer escaped a major jam in relief and the Detroit Tigers – helped by two fans who reached out to try to reel in Victor Martinez’s disputed home run.
If Max Scherzer had not locked up every vote for the American League Cy Young already, he probably converted any remaining doubters with his gutsy performance as a reliever Tuesday.
Max Scherzer escaped a major jam in relief and the Detroit Tigers – helped by two fans who reached out to try to reel in Victor Martinez’s disputed home run – rallied past the Oakland Athletics 8-6 on Tuesday to force a decisive fifth game in their AL division series.
With flashy plays and overall solid defense, Jose Iglesias quickly made Detroit Tigers fans forget all about suspended shortstop Jhonny Peralta, at least in the field.
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.
Stephen Vogt hit a bases-loaded single in the ninth inning giving Oakland the 1-0 victory Saturday night that tied its AL division series with the Detroit Tigers at one game apiece.