3yThe A's had the second best record in the AL during the regular season, but they will play underdogs to Justin Verlander, Triple Crown-winner Miguel Cabrera and the Tigers.
3yBrett Anderson is on the A's active ALDS roster, giving every indication he'll be ready to take the mound against the Tigers.
3yAll the key facts headed into the ALDS series can be found here, complete with analysis from Insider Casey Pratt. Who has the edge?
3yA's manager Bob Melvin has posted his lineup for today's Game 1 of the ALDS against the Tigers in Detroit.
3yBrett Anderson, who hasn't pitched since he injured his oblique in Detroit 20 days ago, will make his return to the field in the postseason.
3yIt was Jim Leyland's Tigers that drafted Bob Melvin. That was 1981. In 2012, they'll look to out-maneuver each other from opposing dugouts.
3yJosh Reddick talks about both the Giants and the A's being in the postseason at the same time, and makes it clear what he is hoping for...
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