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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 17:  Jose Iglesias #1 of the Detroit Tigers fields a ball hit by David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox for an out in the fifth inning during Game Five of the American League Championship Series against the Boston Red Sox at Comerica Park on October 17, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Hotshot Shortstop Jose Iglesias Works His Magic Again [VIDEO]

Jhonny Peralta will likely never again be the Detroit Tigers everyday shortstop, and this astounding play by 23-year-old Jose Iglesias is one of a growing list of reasons why.

CBS Detroit–10/18/2013

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10:  Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics walks off outfield the field in the fourth inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Five of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Rookie Sonny Gray Might Have Been Hurt In Game 5 Against Detroit

After matching Tigers ace Justin Verlander pitch for pitch in Game 2, Gray could not repeat the feat in Game 5. It sounds like an injury, perhaps a rather serious one, is part of the reason why.

CBS Detroit–10/11/2013

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10:  Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Oakland Athletics during Game Five of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Once Again, Verlander Flourishes In Front Of Hostile A’s Crowd

Verlander pitched eight scoreless innings, sealing Oakland’s fate and sending the Tigers hurtling into the ALCS.

CBS Detroit–10/11/2013

Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Detroit Tigers during Game Five of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Tigers Advance Beating A’s 3-0

Justin Verlander pitched another Game 5 gem in Oakland while carrying a no-hit bid into the seventh inning, and Miguel Cabrera homered to lead the Detroit Tigers past the Athletics 3-0 Thursday night and back into the AL championship series.

97.1 The Ticket–10/10/2013

Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics reacts after closing out the fifth inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Two of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 5, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Athletics Name Rookie Sonny Gray As Game 5 Starter

With buzz from Sonny Gray’s sensational Game 2 start still lingering, here comes the kid’s encore performance: The A’s have named him as their Game 5 starter for Thursday night’s final game with the Tigers.

97.1 The Ticket–10/09/2013

(Photo by D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)

Manu Ginobili Sparks Spurs To Game 5 Win

Manu Ginobili ran onto the floor as fans stood and screamed. He went to the bench, and they chanted his name. The sights and sounds of so many San Antonio spring nights were back Sunday — and the real party might be just a few days away.

06/17/2013

Pavel Datsyuk #13 of the Detroit Red Wings takes a first period face off against Marcus Kruger #16 of the Chicago Blackhawks in Game Three of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on May 20, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Facing Elimination After Charmed Season

Don’t expect any major changes when the Chicago Blackhawks take on the Detroit Red Wings in Game 5 of their second-round playoff series on Saturday night.

97.1 The Ticket–05/25/2013

(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Overheard Before A Must Win Game 5 For The Red Wings

Thursday afternoon the Wings held their final practice before hopping on a plane and heading to Nashville where game 5 will take place on Friday night.

97.1 The Ticket–04/19/2012

Hanukkah Menorah (istockphoto)

Jeff Riger: Happy Hanukkah! (8 Crazy Sports Storylines)

In honor of getting less gifts during these 8 crazy nights but appreciating other things more, I have decided to list my top 8 most intriguing sports storylines in over the last year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2011

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - AUGUST 24:  Infielder Ramon Santiago #39 of the Detroit Tigers bunts against the Tampa Bay Rays during the game at Tropicana Field on August 24, 2011 in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Tigers Announce Their Lineup For Game 5 Of The ALDS

The Tigers have announced their lineup for game 5 of the ALDS.

97.1 The Ticket–10/06/2011

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