Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 10/6/12
ALDS: Athletics v. Tigers 6:07 PM TBSOn December 9, 2011, the Oakland A’s traded Trevor Cahill and Craig Breslow to Arizona. In return they received, Ryan Cook, Collin Cowgill and their Game 1 LDS starter, Jarrod Parker.If you are one of those baseball fans that hate Billy Beane, enjoy rooting against the best story in baseball through October. Oakland represents everything that is great about the sport – it’s not about how you look on paper, but how you play on the field.Oakland finished an improbable finish, coming back from 13 games back on June 30th and 5 games under .500 to win the AL West and doing so by beating the two time AL champions.If that doesn’t impress you with their roster, then there’s nothing anybody can say to open your eyes to an amazing story and team.Not to be outdone is the Detroit Tigers. On June 30th, they too were under .500 (2 games), and 4 games back of the Chicago White Sox for the division.They were lead by Triple Crown winner league MVP Miguel Cabrera ...
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