Oakland was up 3-0 in the fourth, but the Tigers tied it up. Right away, the A’s took the lead back and never let go of it in Game Three.
Juan Uribe connected on the clutch home run in the bottom of the eighth to give the Dodgers the winning 4-3 score and a berth in the National League Championship Series.
Jarrod Parker will take the mound in Game Three against the Detroit Tigers.
This postseason has turned into Pedro Alvarez’s time.
Detroit and Oakland have each scored 3 runs in the series so far. The teams head to Motown for Game Three.
Pedro Alvarez hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in best-of-five NL division series.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are about to find out if their $36 million investment in Hyun-Jin Ryu pays off in the postseason.
The Detroit Tigers scored three runs off somewhat weak hits in the first inning, and Max Scherzer did the rest against the A’s.
Oakland definitely needs to take advantage of its home-field edge in 2013, for once. The series starts tonight.
Carlos Beltran’s three-run homer sparked a seven-run third inning and the St. Louis Cardinals got seven stingy innings from Adam Wainwright, delivering a reality jolt to the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 9-1 rout Thursday in their NL division series opener.