ALDS

John Bendzinski, 49, of Macomb and Mark Beauchamp, 42, of Clarkston almost caught the homer by Victor Martinez and drew a question of fan interference. (WWJ/Russ McNamara)

2 Fans Almost Change Course Of AL Division Series For Tigers

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2013

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08:  Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with teammates after getting the third out in the eighth inning against the Oakland Athletics during Game Four of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 8, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Scherzer On His Stellar Eighth Inning: ‘That’s The Stuff You Dream Of’

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.

CBS Detroit–10/08/2013

Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers flies out in the fourth inning against the Oakland Athletics during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 7, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Leyland Surprised By Lack Of ALDS HRs So Far, Says Tigers Have Not Hit The Ball Hard

Little surprises Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland. After all, he has been in and around the game for nearly half a century. What throws him off a little, though, is the Tigers’ current lack of power.

CBS Detroit–10/08/2013

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers reacts against the Oakland Athletics during Game One of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 4, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Leyland Says Tigers Could Use Max Scherzer In Relief In Game 4

“I haven’t really had a lot of luck with that in my career to be honest with you, bringing a starter out, but we’ll see,” Leyland said.

CBS Detroit–10/08/2013

ANAHEIM, CA - SEPTEMBER 25:  Dan Straily #67 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the second inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on September 25, 2013 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Young A’s Pitcher Dan Straily Confident Of A’s Strategy Against Tigers

The A’s pitching staff has completely stymied the dangerous Detroit offense in 25 of 27 innings in the series.

CBS Detroit–10/08/2013

Prince Fielder -File. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

What’s Wrong With The Tigers?

Do you have faith that the Tigers will come back and win this series?

97.1 The Ticket–10/08/2013

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07:  Anibal Sanchez #19 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Oakland Athletics during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 7, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

ERA Champ Anibal Sanchez Struggles, Gives Up Three Home Runs

Those who called for Anibal Sanchez to start game one or game two of the American League Division Series might want to go back and delete some tweets, bury some blogs.

CBS Detroit–10/07/2013

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Stephen Vogt #21 of the Oakland Athletics slides into home plate to score a run in the fourth inning against Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 7, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

A’s Top Tigers 6-3 For 2-1 AL Division Series Lead

Brandon Moss, Josh Reddick and Seth Smith homered for the Oakland Athletics …

97.1 The Ticket–10/07/2013

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 18:  Franklin Gutierrez #21 of the Seattle Mariners beats the tag from shortstop Jose Iglesias #1 of the Detroit Tigers to steal second base in the third inning at Comerica Park on September 18, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

A Baseball Journey: From Shadows To Playoff Glare

All eight teams in the division series boosted themselves with midseason moves, adding the likes of Delmon Young, Jose Iglesias and Brian Wilson.

97.1 The Ticket–10/07/2013

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 23: Manager Jim Leyland #10 of the Detroit Tigers talks to reporters in the dugout before the start of a game against the New York Mets on August 23, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Does Leyland Feel For Fans With 1PM Game 3 Start Time

As Tigers manager Jim Leyland was addressing the media on Sunday, he cracked a joked when talking about being home for game 3 of their divisional series with the Athletics.

97.1 The Ticket–10/07/2013

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