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OAKLAND, CA - MARCH 31: Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona and Michael Brantley #23 question a call by Mike Winters in the sixth inning of their game against the Oakland Athletics during Opening Day at O.co Coliseum on March 31, 2014 in Oakland, California. Brantley reviewed the call with instant replay and the ruling on the field stood. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Cleveland Wins It Against AL Saves Leader Johnson

Terry Francona asked crew chief Mike Winters to review a collision at the plate, and the umpire obliged.

97.1 The Ticket–04/01/2014

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 05: Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Houston Astros during the first inning at O.co Coliseum on September 5, 2013 in Oakland, California.

Athletics Need Sonny Gray To Show Off Masterful Curveball

The Oakland A’s, bitten by the injury bug, need to lean on starting pitcher Sonny Gray even more than expected.

03/21/2014

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A’s Acquire Closer Johnson, Add Starter Kazmir

In one productive day, Athletics general manager Billy Beane filled two important pitching voids.

97.1 The Ticket–12/03/2013

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

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers looks on after flying out in the eighth 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 Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Miguel Cabrera Buoys Offense With First Homer Since Sept. 17

Always one to deliver in big-game, high-drama moments, though, Cabrera broke his homerless streak Thursday with a two-run bomb that gave the Tigers a lead they would never relinquish.

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

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: (EDITORS NOTE: Multiple exposure created in camera) 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)

Verlander Dominant, Tigers Advance To ALCS

For most of the season, Tiger fans worried about Justin Verlander.

97.1 The Ticket–10/10/2013

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)

Dan Dickerson Recaps The Tigers 8-6 Win Over The A’s In Game 4 Of The ALDS

Going into Tuesday night’s game with Oakland, the Detroit Tigers found themselves in a spot they had never been in under Jim Leyland – facing elimination in Game 4 of a first round series.

97.1 The Ticket–10/10/2013

Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics makes a catch at the wall in the second inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on October 9, 2012 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

POLL: Who Do You Hate The Most In The A’s Series?

Have a least favorite Oakland A’s player … take our poll.

97.1 The Ticket–10/10/2013

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