Originally Posted by larryz
The odds are in Oakland's favor now. I like the team thuogh. 2nd lowest payroll in the majors. That's admirable. Making do with what they have. Funny thing is in typical Pirates fashion, they let go of Brandon Moss last years and, of course, he's blossoming as a serious HR hitter. Pirates are doomed forever it seems.
Herculean performance by Verlander. 4-hit, CG shutout with 11 Ks.
I love the A's, too. If they weren't facing my team, I'd have been pulling for them to win it all.