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The Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp, right and Chris Young prepare for Game 5 of the American League Division Series against the Detroit Tigers at O.co Coliseum. (Oct. 10, 2013)

ALDS: Tigers vs. A's

The Detroit Tigers beat the Oakland A's, 3-0 in a deciding Game 5 of the ALDS at O.co Coliseum. The Tigers advance to face the Boston Red Sox

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Sonny Gray #54
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Detroit Tigers in the third inning of Game Five of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Justin Verlander #35
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: 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)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Prince Fielder #28
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after being tagged out in a rundown on a steal attempt in the second inning 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)

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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Sonny Gray #54
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics 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)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Josh Reddick #16
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics comes into the duggout during Game Five of the American League Division Series against the Detroit Tigers at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Miguel Cabrera #24
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Miguel Cabrera #24 celebrates his two-run home run with Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers in the fourth inning 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 Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Sonny Gray #54
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics 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)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Miguel Cabrera #24
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Miguel Cabrera #24 celebrates his two-run home run scoring Torii Hunter #48 of the Detroit Tigers in the fourth inning 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 Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Miguel Cabrera #24
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Miguel Cabrera #24 celebrates his two-run home run scoring Torii Hunter #48 of the Detroit Tigers in the fourth inning 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 Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Miguel Cabrera celebrates his two-run home run scoring
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Miguel Cabrera celebrates his two-run home run scoring Torii Hunter of the Detroit Tigers in the fourth inning against the Oakland Athletics during Game 5 of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum. (Oct. 10, 2013)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Torii Hunter #48
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Torii Hunter #48 of the Detroit Tigers hits a single in the fourth inning 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 Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Miguel Cabrera #24
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers stands on deck in the fourth inning 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 Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Miguel Cabrera #24
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers stands on deck in the fourth inning 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 Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Sonny Gray #54
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics reacts after loading the bases 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 Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Miguel Cabrera #24
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers rounds the bases on his fourth inning two-run home run as Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics reacts during Game Five of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Miguel Cabrera #24
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers hits a two-run home run in the fourth inning 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 Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Detroit Tigers hitter Alex Avila walks to load
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Detroit Tigers hitter Alex Avila walks to load the bases during the fourth inning against the Oakland Athletics during Game Five of the American League Division Series. (Oct. 10, 2013)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Sonny Gray #54
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics reacts after loading the bases 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 Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Miguel Cabrera #24
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers rounds the bases on his fourth inning two-run home run as Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics reacts during Game Five of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Miguel Cabrera #24
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers hits a two-run home run in the fourth inning 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 Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Prince Fielder #28
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers sits in the dugout during batting practice prior to Game Five of the American League Division Series against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Manager Jim Leyland of the Detroit Tigers looks
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Manager Jim Leyland of the Detroit Tigers looks on during batting practice prior to Game 5 of the American League Division Series against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum. (Oct. 10, 2013)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Miguel Cabrera #24
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers stretches during batting practice prior to Game Five of the American League Division Series against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Sonny Gray #54
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Detroit Tigers in the first inning of Game Five of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Starting pitcher Sonny
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Starting pitcher Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics sits in the dugout prior to Game Five of the American League Division Series against the Detroit Tigers at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Austin Jackson #14
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after striking out in the first inning 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 Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Sonny Gray #54
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Detroit Tigers in the first inning of Game Five of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Don Kelly #32
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Don Kelly #32 of the Detroit Tigers catches a ball hits a by Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of 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)

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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Austin Jackson #14
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after striking out in the first inning 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 Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

The Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp, right and Chris
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The Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp, right and Chris Young prepare for Game 5 of the American League Division Series against the Detroit Tigers at O.co Coliseum. (Oct. 10, 2013)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Sonny Gray #54
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Detroit Tigers in the first inning of 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)

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Jhonny Peralta #27
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Jhonny Peralta #27 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates his three run home run in the fifth inning with Victor Martinez #41 during Game Four of the American League Division Series against the Oakland Athletics at Comerica Park on October 8, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Jed Lowrie #8
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Jed Lowrie #8 of the Oakland Athletics runs the bases after hitting a two run home run in the fifth inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Four of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 8, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Jed Lowrie #8
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Jed Lowrie #8 of the Oakland Athletics runs the bases after hitting a two run home run in the fifth inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Four of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 8, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Prince Fielder #28
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers strikes out in the sixth 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)

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Fans look on
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Fans look on during Game Four of the American League Division Series between the Detroit Tigers and the Oakland Athletics at Comerica Park on October 8, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Jhonny Peralta #27
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Jhonny Peralta #27 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates his three run home run in the fifth inning with third base coach Tom Brookens #61 as he runs the bases 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)

Jhonny Peralta of the Detroit Tigers celebrates his
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Jhonny Peralta of the Detroit Tigers celebrates his three-run home run in the fifth inning with Prince Fielder and Alex Avila during Game 4 of the American League Division Series against the Oakland Athletics at Comerica Park. (Oct. 8, 2013)

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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Prince Fielder #28
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers reacts in the sixth 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 Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Prince Fielder of the Detroit Tigers reacts in
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Prince Fielder of the Detroit Tigers reacts in the sixth inning against the Oakland Athletics during Game 4 of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park. (Oct. 4, 2013)

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Dan Straily #67
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Dan Straily #67 of the Oakland Athletics reacts after giving up a three run home run to Jhonny Peralta #27 of the Detroit Tigers in the fifth inning 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)

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Stephen Vogt #21
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Stephen Vogt #21 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates scoring on a single by Coco Crisp #4 in the seventh inning with Josh Donaldson #20 during Game Four of the American League Division Series against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on October 8, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Max Scherzer #37
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers enters the game in the seventh 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 Leon Halip/Getty Images)

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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Coco Crisp #4
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics hits a single scoring Stephen Vogt #21 in the seventh inning during Game Four of the American League Division Series against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on October 8, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Coco Crisp #4
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics hits a single scoring Stephen Vogt #21 in the seventh inning during Game Four of the American League Division Series against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on October 8, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Stephen Vogt #21
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Stephen Vogt #21 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates scoring on a single by Coco Crisp #4 in the seventh inning with Josh Donaldson #20 during Game Four of the American League Division Series against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on October 8, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Josh Donaldson #20
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics tries to dodge an inside pitch in the seventh inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Four of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 8, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Josh Donaldson #20
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics tries to dodge an inside pitch in the seventh inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Four of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 8, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Max Scherzer #37
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the seventh 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)

Detroit Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer delivers a pitch
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Detroit Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer delivers a pitch in the seventh inning of Game 4 of the ALDS against the Oakland Athletics. (Oct. 8, 2013)

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