The Tigers beat the Angels 5-3 on Saturday.
Drew Smyly, replacing the injured Doug Fister, had a solid outing - 6 innings,
4 hits, 1 earned run (Detroit committed 3 errors), 2 walks and 6 Ks.
The Tigers were trailing 3-0 before scoring twice in the 6th inning.
Detroit scored 3 more runs in the 8th, including Jhonny Peralta's two-run, game winning double.
The Oakland A's beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 to move 12 games over .500
Brandon McCarthy pitched 7 innings, allowed 4 hits, 2 runs, 2 walks and notched 7 Ks.
Chris Carter and Seth Smith both went DEEP.
The Athletics moved within a half-game of the AL wild card-leading Rays.
So, as everybody knows, the Dodgers acquired Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford, Josh Beckett and Nick Punto in a big-ass trade from the Red Sox.
What does A-Gon do, after landing on the West Coast? He hits a 3-run homer in his first at-bat as a Dodger, helping Los Angeles beat the Marlins 8-2.
I LOVE Sundays! I just sit back and drink copious amounts of java and listen to Time Warp with Cristina on 89X. It's a bad-ass ritual.