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Tigers Fall To Oakland A’s 2-0

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Miguel Cabrera (Getty Images/Hannah Foslien-File)

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OAKLAND, Calif (97.1 THE TICKET/AP) – Anibal Sanchez pitched six and a third strong innings but it’s not enough as the Detroit Tigers fall to the Oakland Athletics 2-0 on Tuesday night.

As heard on 97.1 The Ticket – the Detroit Tigers go to 2-1 in the best of five series and will now go to a fourth game in the hopes of wrapping up the AL Division Series on the road in Oakland.

Brett Anderson outdueled fellow playoff first-timer Sanchez and received stellar defense all over the diamond, and the upstart Athletics avoided another playoff sweep by Detroit; hanging in to play another day in the series.

Coco Crisp saved a likely home run by Prince Fielder with a leaping catch at the top of the center-field wall in the second — and the A’s will play another day in this improbable season full of remarkable rallies.

Yoenis Cespedes hit an RBI single in the first inning and Seth Smith homered later. That was plenty on a night Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera, Fielder and the Tigers’ high-priced offense were shut down by the low-budget A’s.

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