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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

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 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

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

Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after being struck out in the eighth inning against the Oakland Athletics 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)

Tigers Fall To A’s 1-0, ALDS Tied At 1-All

Vogt hit a bases-loaded single in the ninth inning after Gray matched zeros with Justin Verlander in a dazzling postseason debut.

97.1 The Ticket–10/06/2013

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