A lawyer for San Jose said the city plans to request sworn statements from Major League Baseball’s Commissioner and owners of 30 teams after a federal judge on Friday allowed the city to proceed with a lawsuit claiming MLB disrupted a contract by the Oakland A’s to buy land to move to San Jose.
“Pryor is always a threat. He’s making some big throws, and I think that gives them a chance,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
Rookie pitcher Sonny Gray would have had to match his electric postseason debut for the Athletics to have any chance against Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers.
Anticipation is heightened for a do-or-die ALDS Game 5 at the Coliseum between the A’s and the Detroit Tigers.
The A’s will counter with rookie Sonny Gray against Justin Verlander again after they put on a pitching show Saturday night at the Coliseum.
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.
Sean Doolittle lost the lead and gave up two runs in the seventh inning, Ryan Cook and Brett Anderson yielded three more in the eighth, and the Tigers rallied for an 8-6 win to force a decisive fifth game in their AL division series.
The Oakland A’s hit three home runs Monday to beat the Detroit Tigers and take a 2-1 lead in the Division Series. They can advance to the American League Championship Series with a win Tuesday afternoon.
The Oakland Athletics have beaten Detroit with both pitching and power. And that’s left the Tigers on the brink of elimination – and simmering with frustration.
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.