Thomson ReutersOctober 5, 2013 04:45
Tigers jump out early, hang on vs. A's
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Before he stepped on the mound Friday night in Game 1 of the American League Division Series against the Oakland Athletics, Detroit Tigers right-hander Max Scherzer already had a 3-0 lead.
Scherzer went 21-3 during the regular season, led the American League in wins and hadn't lost a single time when his teammates gave him at least three runs.
So the Tigers were headed for an easy win?