“Book your tickets to Boston. It’s in the bag.”
Brandon Moss, Josh Reddick and Seth Smith homered for the Oakland Athletics …
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.
“What the A’s did is that they pissed the Tigers off,” Foster said Friday on his radio show.
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.
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.
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.
A person with knowledge of the negotiations says third baseman Brandon Inge has agreed to sign with the Oakland Athletics.
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.
Even with a rested bullpen available, Detroit manager Jim Leyland didn’t hesitate letting Justin Verlander pitch the ninth inning.