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Oakland Athletics left fielder Coco Crisp celebrates after hitting a game-winning single to score Seth Smith in the ninth inning of Game 4 of the ALDS against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 10, 2012)

ALDS: Athletics vs. Tigers

The Oakland Athletics rallied for three runs in the ninth inning to beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 in Game 4 of the American League Division Series, forcing a Game 5.

Oakland Athletics left fielder Coco Crisp celebrates after
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Oakland Athletics left fielder Coco Crisp celebrates after hitting a game-winning single to score Seth Smith in the ninth inning of Game 4 of the ALDS against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 10, 2012)

Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera runs the
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Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera runs the bases after hitting a home run as Oakland Athletics pitcher A.J. Griffin looks on during the fourth inning of Game 4 of the ALDS. (Oct. 10, 2012)

The Detroit Tigers' Jhonny Peralta jumps back from
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The Detroit Tigers' Jhonny Peralta jumps back from the pitch by Oakland Athletics pitcher A.J. Griffin during Game 4 of the ALDS. (Oct. 10, 2012)

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Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder celebrates with Delmon Young after hitting a solo home run in the fourth inning of Game 4 of the ALDS. (Oct. 10, 2012)

Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder hits a
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Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder hits a solo home run against Oakland Athletics pitcher A.J. Griffin in the fourth inning of Game 4 of the ALDS. (Oct. 10, 2012)

Oakland Athletics infielder Cliff Pennington strikes out swinging
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Oakland Athletics infielder Cliff Pennington strikes out swinging in the fifth inning of Game 4 of the ALDS. (Oct. 10, 2012)

Oakland Athletics pitcher A.J. Griffin catches a pop
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Oakland Athletics pitcher A.J. Griffin catches a pop up hit by the Detroit Tigers' Quintin Berry in the fifth inning of Game 4 of the ALDS. (Oct. 10, 2012)

Oakland Athletics infielder Stephen Drew hits an RBI
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Oakland Athletics infielder Stephen Drew hits an RBI double against the Detroit Tigers in the sixth inning of Game 4 of the ALDS. (Oct. 10, 2012)

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Oakland Athletics left fielder Coco Crisp, right, and
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Oakland Athletics left fielder Coco Crisp, right, and Yoenis Cespedes miss a single hit by Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera in the sixth inning of Game 4 of the ALDS. (Oct. 10, 2012)

Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp celebrates in the dugout
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Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp celebrates in the dugout after scoring on a double by Stephen Drew in the sixth inning of Game 4 of their American League division baseball series against the Detroit Tigers in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Oakland Athletics' Stephen Drew is out at third
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Oakland Athletics' Stephen Drew is out at third on a tag by Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera after hitting an RBI double to score Coco Crisp in the sixth inning of Game 4 of their American League division baseball series in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Oakland Athletics shortstop Cliff Pennington misses a grounder
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Oakland Athletics shortstop Cliff Pennington misses a grounder hit by the Detroit Tigers' Jhonny Peralta in the seventh inning of Game 3 of the ALDS. (Oct. 9, 2012)

The Oakland Athletics' Seth Smith celebrates his solo
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The Oakland Athletics' Seth Smith celebrates his solo home run in the fifth inning of Game 3 of the ALDS against the Tigers. (Oct. 9, 2012)

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Oakland Athletics shortstop Cliff Pennington turns a double
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Oakland Athletics shortstop Cliff Pennington turns a double play as Detroit Tigers outfielder Austin Jackson slides into second base in the third inning of Game 3 of the ALDS. (Oct. 9, 2012)

Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera looks on
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Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera looks on after grounding out to end the first inning during Game 3 of the ALDS against the Oakland Athletics. (Oct. 9, 2012)

Oakland Athletics outfielder Coco Crisp scores after a
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Oakland Athletics outfielder Coco Crisp scores after a single by Yoenis Cespedes in the first inning of Game 3 of the ALDS against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 9, 2012)

Oakland Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes hits an RBI
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Oakland Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes hits an RBI single in the first inning of Game 3 of the ALDS against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 9, 2012)

Detroit Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez delivers a pitch
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Detroit Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez delivers a pitch in the first inning of Game 3 of the ALDS against the Oakland Athletics. (Oct. 9, 2012)

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Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder reacts after
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Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder reacts after a long fly ball was caught by Oakland Athletics outfielder Coco Crisp in the second inning of Game 3 of the ALDS. (Oct. 9, 2012)

Oakland Athletics left fielder Coco Crisp makes a
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Oakland Athletics left fielder Coco Crisp makes a leaping catch on a ball hit by Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder during the second inning of Game 3 of the ALDS. (Oct. 9, 2012)

Detroit Tigers left fielder Andy Dirks catches the
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Detroit Tigers left fielder Andy Dirks catches the ball hit by Oakland Athletics' Yoenis Cespedes for the third out during the first inning of Game 2 of the American League division baseball series, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Detroit Tigers' Prince Fielder singles to left during
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Detroit Tigers' Prince Fielder singles to left during the third inning of Game 2 of the American League division baseball series against the Oakland Athletics, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp is tagged out by
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Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp is tagged out by Detroit Tigers catcher Gerald Laird trying to score from second on teammate Brandon Moss' single to right in the third inning of Game 2 of the ALDS in Detroit. (Oct. 7, 2012)

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Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp prepares to slide home
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Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp prepares to slide home trying to score from second on teammate Brandon Moss' single to right as as Detroit Tigers catcher Gerald Laird waits for the throwt during the third inning of Game 2 of the American League division baseball series, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, in Detroit. Crisp was called out on the play. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Detroit Tigers designated hitter Delmon Young, left, is
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Detroit Tigers designated hitter Delmon Young, left, is tagged out by Oakland Athletics first baseman Brandon Moss (37), allowing teammate Miguel Cabrera to score from third, during the third inning of Game 2 of the American League division baseball series on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp is tagged out by
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Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp is tagged out by Detroit Tigers catcher Gerald Laird (9) trying to score from second on teammate Brandon Moss' single to right during the third inning of Game 2 of the American League division baseball series, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

Oakland Athletics' Cliff Pennington scores during the third
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Oakland Athletics' Cliff Pennington scores during the third inning of Game 2 of the American League division baseball series against the Detroit Tigers, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Oakland Athletics' Stephen Drew, left, talks with home
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Oakland Athletics' Stephen Drew, left, talks with home plate umpire Mark Wegner after striking out during the third inning of Game 2 of the American League division baseball series against the Detroit Tigers, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

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Oakland Athletics center fielder Coco Crisp bobbles a
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Oakland Athletics center fielder Coco Crisp bobbles a hit by Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera allowing Tigers' Austin Jackson and Omar Infante to score during the seventh inning of Game 2 of the American League division baseball series, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Detroit Tigers' Omar Infante is met at homeplate
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Detroit Tigers' Omar Infante is met at homeplate by teammate Austin Jackson after both scored on a fielding error by Oakland Athletics center fielder Coco Crisp during the seventh inning of Game 2 of the American League division baseball series, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Oakland Athletics center fielder Coco Crisp, right, backs
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Oakland Athletics center fielder Coco Crisp, right, backs up right fielder Josh Reddick (16) who catches a fly-out from Detroit Tigers designated hitter Delmon Young during the sixth inning of Game 2 of the American League division baseball series on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Justin Verlander delivers a pitch during Game 1
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Justin Verlander delivers a pitch during Game 1 of the ALDS against the Oakland Athletics. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Oakland Athletics outfielder Josh Reddick makes a diving
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Oakland Athletics outfielder Josh Reddick makes a diving catch on a fly ball hit by Tigers outfielder Austin Jackson during Game 1 of the ALDS at Comerica Park. (Oct. 6, 2012)

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The Detroit Tigers' Quintin Berry reaches first base
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The Detroit Tigers' Quintin Berry reaches first base as Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jarrod Parker and first baseman Brandon Moss chase a grounder during the third inning of Game 1 of the ALDS. (Oct. 6, 2012)

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 06: Prince Fielder (R)
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 06: Prince Fielder (R) #28 of the Detroit Tigers congratulates Omar Infante #4 after Infanta scored in the bottom of the third inning against the Oakland Athletics during Game One of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 6, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

The Detroit Tigers' Quintin Berry reacts after safely
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The Detroit Tigers' Quintin Berry reacts after safely reaching first base as Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jarrod Parker, background, looks on during the third inning of Game 1 of the ALDS. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Oakland Athletics outfielder Coco Crisp is congratulated after
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Oakland Athletics outfielder Coco Crisp is congratulated after hitting a solo home run during the first inning of Game 1 of the American League Division Series against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Oakland Athletics outfielder Coco Crisp hits a home
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Oakland Athletics outfielder Coco Crisp hits a home run during the first inning of Game 1 of the ALDS against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 6, 2012)

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Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jarrod Parker delivers a
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Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jarrod Parker delivers a pitch during the first inning of Game 1 of the ALDS against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander delivers a
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Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander delivers a pitch during the first inning of Game 1 of the ALDS against the Oakland Athletics. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Oakland Athletics shortstop Stephen Drew can't make a
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Oakland Athletics shortstop Stephen Drew can't make a play on a ball hit in the bottom of the first inning during Game 1 of the ALDS against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera smiles as
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Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera smiles as he looks on in the bottom of the first inning during Game 1 of the ALDS against the Oakland Athletics. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Detroit Tigers outfielder Austin Jackson is congratulated by
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Detroit Tigers outfielder Austin Jackson is congratulated by Prince Fielder after Jackson scored when Miguel Cabrera grounded into a double play in the bottom of the first inning during Game 1 of teh ALDES against the Oakland Athletics. (Oct. 6, 2012)

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