Found October 10, 2012 on Outside the Boxscore:
Last night, the Oakland Athletics stayed alive in their American League Divisional Series against the Detroit Tigers with a 2-0 victory in game three. One of the defining plays of the game came courtesy of Oakland Athletics outfielder Coco Crisp who robbed Tigers slugger Prince Fielder of a home run in the top of the second inning: Your browser does not support iframes. Game four of the series will be played today at 9:37 pm est.
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