How did that 1-0 ALCS game Saturday night last 76 minutes longer than that 1-0 NLCS game Saturday afternoon? Off Base wonders.
Justin Verlander pitched the Tigers to the ALCS, beating the A's in Game 5 of the ALDS for the second straight year, writes Jim Caple.
Sonny Gray's spectacular Game 2 performance led A's manager Bob Melvin to start the rookie over veteran Bartolo Colon in Game 5 of the ALDS against Justin Verlander and the Tigers.
The Athletics blew a three-run lead, squandered scoring opportunities and lost a fan interference plea in Tuesday night's series-extending 8-6 loss to the Tigers.
Things got heated late in ALDS Game 3 as the Athletics pushed the Tigers to the brink with a 6-3 victory.
Stephen Vogt and Sonny Gray? You couldn't make up the stories that sent Oakland over Detroit in Game 2 of their ALDS on Saturday.
Max Scherzer showed why he's the likely AL Cy Young winner in Game 1, writes Jim Caple.
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Justin Verlander went the distance in Game 5 to lead the Tigers past the A's and back to the ALCS.
The Athletics have got this walk-off win thing down pat. Now they're only a victory away from advancing to the ALCS, but reigning Cy Young winner Justin Verlander stands in the way.
You just can't count out the A's and their ability to keep their improbable season going.
Oakland is turning to Brett Anderson, a pitcher who has been on the shelf, to save its season in Game 3 of the ALDS, writes Jim Caple.
While they're dealing with the loss of former teammate Cory Lidle, the A's are fighting to sustain their baseball season in the ALCS.
A "genius" label is difficult to sustain in baseball, but A's GM Billy Beane manages to remain on top of the sport's Mensa list, writes Jim Caple.
Eric Chavez calls it one of the least-talented teams Oakland has sent to the playoffs, but these A's are going to the ALCS.
Brad Radke takes the mound Friday in Game 3 with the only big league team he's ever known down 0-2 to the A's and on the brink of elimination.