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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 11: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers is congratulated by teammates after the Detroit Tigers beat the Oakland Athletics in Game Five of the American League Division Series at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on October 9, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Mike Valenti: The Tigers Will Advance To The ALCS

“Book your tickets to Boston. It’s in the bag.”

97.1 The Ticket–10/10/2013

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

Anibal Sanchez all but clinched the AL ERA title by pitching five scoreless innings Saturday against the Miami Marlins. (Getty Images/MarcSerota)

Times Set For Games Three And Four Of ALDS At Comerica Park

Ready … set … go! Time to call your boss and take your day off. The times for games three and four of the American League Divisional Series between the Detroit Tigers and the Oakland Athletics have been announced.

CBS Detroit–10/04/2013

(Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Terry Foster: The Oakland Athletics Are Overrated

“What the A’s did is that they pissed the Tigers off,” Foster said Friday on his radio show.

CBS Detroit–10/04/2013

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)

Official: Peralta To Left Field, Porcello To Bullpen

Leyland still has yet to reveal what his starting rotation will look like during the postseason or who will get the nod as the number one starter against a likely opponent in Oakland.

97.1 The Ticket–09/27/2013

Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers throws a first inning pitch while playing the New York Yankees at Comerica Park on April 7, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Verlander On Mound Vs. Oakland

While the Detroit Tigers are happy to see Prince Fielder has transformed his fortunes against the Oakland Athletics, they hope nothing changes with Justin Verlander’s recent history in the series.

97.1 The Ticket–04/13/2013

(Credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A.J. Griffin Part Of Athletics’ Young, High-Potential Starting Pitching

If the A’s are going to make the playoffs again, it will be on the strength of their pitching. A.J. Griffin will be a big part of that.


Brandon Inge (Getty Images 2011)

Tigers Could Face Brandon Inge In May Schedule

A person with knowledge of the negotiations says third baseman Brandon Inge has agreed to sign with the Oakland Athletics.

97.1 The Ticket–04/29/2012

Tigers Miguel Cabrera. (Getty Images)

Tigers 8, Oakland 3

With two out in the fifth, the Tiger bats came alive – scoring six runs, as Detroit beats the Oakland Athletics 8-3 on Tuesday night.

97.1 The Ticket–07/19/2011

Tigers Ace Verlander Tosses Four-Hitter To Beat Athletics

Even with a rested bullpen available, Detroit manager Jim Leyland didn’t hesitate letting Justin Verlander pitch the ninth inning.