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ALDS Game 1 GameThread: Detroit Tigers At Oakland A's

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The defending American League champion Detroit Tigers start their run at a second straight World Series appearance tonight in Oakland, California's O.co Coliseum. [ed. note - "Is that really the name of their park? Please don't do that, Nats."] Max Scherzer vs Big Bart Colon in Oakland at 9:30 PM EDT.

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Detroit Tigers
@ Oakland Athletics

Friday, Oct 4, 2013, 9:37 PM EDT
Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

Bartolo Colon vs Max Scherzer

Clear. Winds blowing from left to right field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 75.

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Bartolo Colon

#40 / Pitcher / Oakland Athletics

5-11

265

R

R

May 24, 1973



W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2013 - Bartolo Colon 18-6 30 30 3 3 0 0 190.1 193 60 56 14 29 117 2.65 1.17


Max Scherzer

#37 / Pitcher / Detroit Tigers

6-3

220

R

R

Jul 27, 1984



W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2013 - Max Scherzer 21-3 32 32 0 0 0 0 214.1 152 73 69 18 56 240 2.90 .97

• ALDS Game 1 - The 96-66 Oakland A's take on the 93-69 defending American League champion Detroit Tigers in the first game of the five-game American League Division series. Bartolo Colon faces Max Scherzer. The Tigers knocked the Athletics out of the postseason last season with a win in the fifth game of their last playoff series. The A's took four of seven from the Tigers in the regular season series between the two teams, dropping two of three in Oakland early and then winning three of four in Comerica Park in late August. Game 1 of the ALDS starts at 9:30 PM EDT.