3yThe A's have stalled out in Detroit. Justin Verlander kept Oakland off the board and the A's lost Brett Anderson to injury as they dropped their second straight in the Motor City, 6-2.
3yA's starting pitcher Brett Anderson was removed from the game in Detroit in the third inning after throwing just 48 pitches. The A's announced the left-hander suffered a right oblique strain.
3yThe A's are back in action in Detroit looking to forget yesterday's loss. Watch the game on CSN California and follow along with In-Game Live!
3yDaric Barton only has one hit in 10 at-bats against Justin Verlander, but the fact that he's seen the reigning Cy Young and MVP award winner that much is a big reason why A's manager Bob Melvin put him in the starting lineup.
3yWith the Tigers starting ace Justin Verlander, the reigning American League MVP and Cy Young Award winner, the A's are stacking their lineup with lefties again to try and knock the righty off his game.
3yJered Weaver pitched seven innings of six-hit ball, Chris Iannetta had a two-run single and scored on a wild pitch during a crazy rally, and the Angels moved up in the AL postseason race with an 11-3 victory.
3yWhen Tigers starter Max Scherzer left the game early in Detroit, it seemed to suggest an easy road ahead for the A's. Not so, however, as A.J. Griffin had his worst outing of the season in a blowout loss.
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