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BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 13:  David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox hits a game-tying grand slam in the eighth inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 13, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Leyland Reveals His ‘Mistake’ In Game 2, Discusses Pitch To Ortiz

Detroit manager Jim Leyland said he should have told Benoit that they did not want Ortiz to beat them.

CBS Detroit–10/15/2013

Division Series - Detroit Tigers v Oakland Athletics - Game Two

Valenti and Foster: Should Austin Jackson Be Dropped In The Lineup?

“I wouldn’t hate it, the only problem is that his numbers are good against Boston,” Valenti said on his radio show Friday.

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

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08:  Jhonny Peralta #27 of the Detroit Tigers hits a three run home run in the fifth 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)

Jhonny Peralta Starting At Shortstop For Game 5 Of ALDS

Their playoff hopes on the line, the Detroit Tigers are taking a gamble.

CBS Detroit–10/10/2013

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04:  Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers field the ball 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)

Too Late To Change, Tigers Will Have To Get It Done Despite Defensive Weaknesses

In the postseason, weaknesses get exposed quickly. Sometimes they can be corrected. Sometimes a team just has to live with them and do the best it can, and that is the situation for this Detroit Tigers team.

CBS Detroit–10/10/2013

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08:  Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates his seventh inning solo home run 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)

Tigers Offense Finally Finds Groove, Helps Stave Off Elimination

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.

CBS Detroit–10/09/2013

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

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

MIAMI, FL - SEPTEMBER 27:  Jhonny Peralta #27 and Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers looks on during a game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on September 27, 2013 in Miami, Florida.  (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Just As Intended, Peralta Provides Pop In Offense, Looks Mediocre In The Field

Some fans still withhold forgiveness from Detroit Tigers shortstop-turned-left fielder Jhonny Peralta for violating Major League Baseball’s anti-drug policy.

CBS Detroit–10/07/2013

Jhonny Peralta #27 of the Detroit Tigers runs back to the dugout in the eighth inning during the game aginst the Washington Nationals at Comerica Park on July 31, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Nationals 11-1. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Jhonny Peralta Could See Some Time Back At Shortstop This Series

With flashy plays and overall solid defense, Jose Iglesias quickly made Detroit Tigers fans forget all about suspended shortstop Jhonny Peralta, at least in the field.

CBS Detroit–10/07/2013

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