Detroit Tigers to use same lineup as Game 2; A's name Brett Anderson starter for Game 3
MLive, James Schmehl
I'm a bit surprised that Leyland is sticking with Gerald Laird behind the plate, but Alex Avila's splits were pretty horrible this season.
Tigers want to keep - rather than rent - pitcher Anibal Sanchez
The Detroit News, Tom Gage
I am all for this. Hopefully Sanchez is too.
Will The Real Best Bullpen Please Stand Up?
Motor City Bengals, Chris Hannum
"18.2% of the fly balls that he has allowed have gone yard. That’s a lot. Fly ball pitchers are going to live and die themselves on whether the ball dies on the warning track. For the A’s, it pretty much had all season long."
'Mr. Baseball' himself congratulates Miggy
This is unspeakably awesome.
Brandon Inge wants A's to stew about Al Alburquerque's kiss
Detroit Free Press, Shawn Windsor
Sure Inge, go ahead and do that.
ALDS Games 1 and 2
Roar of the Tigers, Samara Pearlstein
Elsewhere in Baseball:
St. Louis Cardinals hit Washington Nationals into submission to tie NLDS
Viva El Birdos, Dan Moore
The Cardinals were able to steal a win despite their starting pitcher only going two innings, but the Nationals still came away with the all-important split before heading back to D.C.
St. Louis Cardinals Even NLDS Up At 1-1 With 12-4 Win Over Washington Nationals
Federal Baseball, Patrick Reddington
The pressure might not have gotten to Jordan Zimmermann, but the Cardinals sure did.
Maryland troopers ask Derek Jeter and Nick Swisher for autographs during ALDS Game 1
Big League Stew, David Brown
I can understand Jeter, but Swisher? Seriously?