Tigers Beat Oakland in Game Five

Justin Verlander gave up two hits in eight innings Thursday night and the Detroit Tigers downed the A's 3-0 in Oakland in the fifth and deciding game of their ALDS series.
Joaquin Benoit pitched a scoreless 9th inning to end the game. The Tigers got a two run homer from Miguel Cabrera in the third inning and a run scored later on a ground out. The Tigers next open in Boston in a best of seven series for the American League pennant.

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