The A’s finally came to a decision on what they will do with healthy veteran pitcher Mike Fiers.
The Oakland A’s kept their postseason alive with their first playoff victory since 2013.
For the first time since 2013, the Oakland A’s are American League West champions.
The A’s scored all four of their runs Friday night in the second inning. Detroit finally chipped away at the early deficit in the seventh inning, eventually erasing it in the eighth after back-to-back two-run innings before an eventual 5-4 11th-inning victory.
Giants reliever Hunter Strickland bared his soul to fans, sharing for the first time his battle with Ulcerative Colitis.
On the surface, it may not have been the obvious setup for a pitcher’s duel: One starter a 20-year veteran who posted a 6.48 ERA last year; the other, a 29-year-old hurler coming off hip surgery.