State tort law claims have been alleged of MLB interfering with San Jose's contract with the A's.
Instead of letting Coco Crisp enter free agency, the A's will pick up his $7.5M club option for 2014.
Oakland starter Jarrod Parker was feeling tightness in his throwing elbow and needs an MRI.
Athletics are prevented from moving to San Jose, causing San Jose financial harm.
A's starter Bartolo Colon would like to pitch again for Oakland if given the opportunity.
Both Jim Leyland and Bob Melvin have made some big changes entering do-or-die game.
OAKLAND (AP) — The fifth and final game of the American League Divisional playoff between the Tigers and Athletics is being played tonight in Oakland. The Tigers tied things up with an 8-6 win two nights ago in Detroit.
Bartolo Colon finished second in the AL in wins and ERA this year, but there’s increasing speculation that the A’s may pick Sonny Gray over him to make the Game 5 start against the Tigers. Colon took the loss
After the first two low-scoring games, Oakland and Detroit are circling the base paths much more.
Detroit has better starting pitching than Oakland, slanting the Division Series in their favor.