JANIE McCAULEY
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Anderson pitches A's past Tigers to avoid sweep

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland Athletics will play another day in this improbable season full of remarkable rallies.

These A's never count themselves out - down and doubted is their dogma.

Brett Anderson outdueled fellow postseason first-timer Anibal Sanchez and the upstart Athletics showed off stellar defense all over the diamond, avoiding another playoff sweep by Detroit by beating the Tigers 2-0 Tuesday night in their AL division series.

The A's cut their deficit in the best-of-five matchup to 2-1.

Coco Crisp, whose misplay dearly cost Oakland in Game 2, saved a likely home run by Prince Fielder with …

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