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The Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp, right and Chris

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) Photo Credit: Getty

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
Photo Credit: Getty Thearon W. Henderson

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Dan Straily #67
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Dan Straily #67 of the Oakland Athletics talks to Stephen Vogt #21 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 07: Seth Smith #15
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Seth Smith #15 of the Oakland Athletics rounds third base after hitting a home run against the Detroit Tigers in the fifth inning of Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 7, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Victor Martinez #41
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates scoring in the fourth inning with Alex Avila #13 against the Oakland Athletics 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)

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Torii Hunter #48
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Torii Hunter #48 celebrates a run in the dugout with Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers against the Oakland Athletics during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 7, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Prince Fielder #28
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after hitting a single in the fourth inning against the Oakland Athletics 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)

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Miguel Cabrera #24
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers looks on after flying out in the eighth inning against the Oakland Athletics during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 7, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Victor Martinez #41
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers hits an RBI double in the fourth inning against the Oakland Athletics 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)

Oakland Athletics' Brandon Moss is greeted by Yoenis
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Oakland Athletics' Brandon Moss is greeted by Yoenis Cespedes after his solo home run during the fifth inning of Game 3 of an American League baseball division series against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Oakland Athletics designated hitter Seth Smith (15) is
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Oakland Athletics designated hitter Seth Smith (15) is congratulated after his solo home run during the fifth inning of Game 3 of the ALDS against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 7, 2013)

Oakland Athletics shortstop Jed Lowrie dives but is
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Oakland Athletics shortstop Jed Lowrie dives but is unable to stop the single by Detroit Tigers' Prince Fielder during the sixth inning of Game 3 of an American League baseball division series in Detroit, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Grant Balfour #50
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Grant Balfour #50 of the Oakland Athletics reacts after defeating the Detroit Tigers 6-3 in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 7, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

*** BESTPIX *** DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07:
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*** BESTPIX *** 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)

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez (19) is
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Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez (19) is pulled by manager Jim Leyland, center right, during the fifth inning of Game 3 of an American League baseball division series against the Oakland Athletics in Detroit, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Grant Balfour #50
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Grant Balfour #50 of the Oakland Athletics is held back by home plate umpire Gary Darling after exchanging words with Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers in the ninth inning during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 7, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Grant Balfour #50
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Grant Balfour #50 of the Oakland Athletics exchanges words with Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers in the ninth inning during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 7, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Grant Balfour #50
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Grant Balfour #50 speaks with Derek Norris #36 of the Oakland Athletics in the ninth inning during Game Three of the American League Division Series against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on October 7, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Players gather on
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Players gather on the field after words were exchanged between Grant Balfour #50 of the Oakland Athletics and Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers in the ninth inning during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 7, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Detroit Tigers first base coach Rafael Belliard (17)
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Detroit Tigers first base coach Rafael Belliard (17) and home plate umpire Gary Darling, right, step between Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez, second from left, and Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Grant Balfour during the ninth inning of Game 3 of the ALDS. (Oct. 7, 2013)

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Grant Balfour #50
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Grant Balfour #50 of the Oakland Athletics reacts after defeating the Detroit Tigers 6-3 in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 7, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Home plate umpire
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Home plate umpire Gary Darling warns both benches following an incident between players in the ninth inning during Game Three of the American League Division Series between the Detroit Tigers and the Oakland Athletics at Comerica Park on October 7, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Grant Balfour #50
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Grant Balfour #50 of the Oakland Athletics is held back by home plate umpire Gary Darling while exchanging words with Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers in the ninth inning 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)

Sonny Gray of the Oakland Athletics throws a
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Sonny Gray of the Oakland Athletics throws a pitch in the first inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game 2 of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum. (Oct. 5, 2013)

Sonny Gray of the Oakland Athletics throws a
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Sonny Gray of the Oakland Athletics throws a pitch in the first inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game 2 of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum. (Oct. 5, 2013)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Justin Verlander #35
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch in the first 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 Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers throws a
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Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch in the first inning against the Oakland Athletics during Game 2 of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum. (Oct. 5, 2013)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Justin Verlander #35
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch in the first 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)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Justin Verlander #35
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch in the first 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)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Justin Verlander #35
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch in the first 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 Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Justin Verlander #35
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch in the first 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 Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Eric Sogard #28
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Eric Sogard #28 of the Oakland Athletics throws out Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers in the second inning 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)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Eric Sogard #28
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Eric Sogard #28 of the Oakland Athletics fields the ball in the second 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)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Miguel Cabrera #24
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers hits a single in the first inning against Sonny Gray #54 of 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)

Oakland Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray throws a pitch
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Oakland Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray throws a pitch during the first inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Two of the American League Division Series. (Oct. 5, 2013)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Jed Lowrie #8
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Jed Lowrie #8 of the Oakland Athletics reacts after being struck out in the first inning against Justin Verlander #35 of 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 Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Don Kelly #32
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Don Kelly #32 of the Detroit Tigers hits a single in the second inning against Sonny Gray #54 of 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 Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Justin Verlander #35
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch 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)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Justin Verlander #35
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch 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)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Stephen Vogt #21
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Stephen Vogt #21 of the Oakland Athletics talks with teammate Sonny Gray #54 after giving up a walk in the second 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 Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Manager Bob Melvin
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Manager Bob Melvin #6 of the Oakland Athletics stands for the national anthem prior to Game Two of the American League Division Series against the Detroit Tigers at O.co Coliseum on October 5, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Seth Smith #15
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Seth Smith #15 of the Oakland Athletics agrues with the home plate umpire after being struck out in the second 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 Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Prince Fielder #28
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers looks on during batting practice prior to Game Two of the American League Division Series against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on October 5, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Prince Fielder #28
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers looks on during batting practice prior to Game Two of the American League Division Series against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on October 5, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Miguel Cabrera #24
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers looks on during batting practice prior to Game Two of the American League Division Series against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on October 5, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Miguel Cabrera #24
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers looks on during batting practice prior to Game Two of the American League Division Series against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on October 5, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Miguel Cabrera #24
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers looks on during batting practice prior to Game Two of the American League Division Series against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on October 5, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Max Scherzer #37
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch in the first inning against the Oakland Athletics during Game One of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 4, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Bartolo Colon #40
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Bartolo Colon #40 of the Oakland Athletics throws a pitch in the first inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game One of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 4, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Max Scherzer #37
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch in the first inning against the Oakland Athletics during Game One of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 4, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Miguel Cabrera #24
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers hits a single in the first inning against Bartolo Colon #40 of the Oakland Athletics during Game One of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 4, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Miguel Cabrera #24
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers hits a single in the first inning against Bartolo Colon #40 of the Oakland Athletics during Game One of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 4, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Max Scherzer #37
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch in the first inning against the Oakland Athletics during Game One of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 4, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Max Scherzer of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch in the first inning against the Oakland Athletics during Game 1 of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum. (Oct. 4, 2013)

Bartolo Colon #40 of the Oakland Athletics looks
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Bartolo Colon #40 of the Oakland Athletics looks on in the first inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game One of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum. (Oct. 4, 2013)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Bartolo Colon #40
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Bartolo Colon #40 of the Oakland Athletics looks on in the first inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game One of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 4, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers looks on
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Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers looks on against the Oakland Athletics during Game 1 of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum. (Oct. 4, 2013)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Bartolo Colon #40
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Bartolo Colon #40 of the Oakland Athletics looks on in the first inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game One of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 4, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Torii Hunter #48
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Torii Hunter #48 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with his teammates in the dugout after scoring in the first inning against Bartolo Colon #40 of the Oakland Athletics during Game One of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 4, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Torii Hunter #48
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Torii Hunter #48 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with his teammates in the dugout after scoring in the first inning against Bartolo Colon #40 of the Oakland Athletics during Game One of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 4, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Torii Hunter #48
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Torii Hunter #48 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with his teammates in the dugout after scoring in the first inning against Bartolo Colon #40 of the Oakland Athletics during Game One of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 4, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Austin Jackson #14
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers scores on Miguel Cabrera #24 signle against Bartolo Colon #40 of the Oakland Athletics in the first inning during Game One of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 4, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Oakland Athletics fans
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Oakland Athletics fans cheer against the Detroit Tigers during Game One of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 4, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Prince Fielder #28
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers hits a single in the third inning against the Oakland Athletics during Game One of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 4, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Jed Lowrie #8
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Jed Lowrie #8 of the Oakland Athletics throws out Jose Iglesias #1 of the Detroit Tigers in the second inning during Game One of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 4, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Josh Reddick #16
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics reacts after being struck out in the second inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game One of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 4, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Yoenis Cespedes #52
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 04: Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates with third base coach Mike Gallego #2 after hitting a triple play against Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers during Game One of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 4, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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