Found October 11, 2013 on
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Justin Verlander was nearly perfect in the Tigers series-clinching ALDS Game 5 against the A's. He was so good, Jed Lowrie was fooled into swinging at a curveball that hit the dirt about a foot before the plate. Amazingly, Lowrie made contact with the ball and looked more like a cricket batsman than a major leaguer hitter in doing so.
Lowrie's wicked googly was foul — but still still sort of impressive considering the foreign-looking stuff Verlander was tossing at everyone Thursday night.
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Detroit Tigers’ Justin Verlander and Miguel Cabrera were understandably pumped after beating the Oakland A’s in game 5 of the ALDS. Both of them dropped a few “f*ck yeah’s” on live TV afterwards, but who could blame them? It was an epic come back from the brink of defeat.
One of the best things about the Red Sox finishing off the Tampa Bay Rays in 4 games is the fact that the team now gets to sit back and watch the Oakland Athletics and Detroit Tigers battle it out in a do or die game 5 tonight in Oakland. With their ticket already punched to the ALCS there is 2 questions that remain, who will they be playing and...
decided to wait a day later to rehash the dumpster fire that was the ALDS between the A’s and Tigers. If I wrote anything last night there would have been a lot of swearing (more than usual), and irrational and childish gobbledygook that I would have later regretted, like calling Justin Verlander a creepy 5 o’clock shadow-having butthead (I would have meant that with all due...