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Tigers rally past A’s, Verlander set for Game 5

DETROIT — Justin Verlander is again standing between the Oakland Athletics and the AL championship series. But only after Max Scherzer — the man who supplanted Verlander as Detroit’s top starter this year — kept the Tigers’ season alive with a relief outing to remember. Scherzer escaped a major jam one inning after two fans reached out to try to reel in Victor Martinez’s disputed home run, and the Tigers rallied past the Oakland Athletics 8-6 Tuesday to force a decisive fifth game in their AL division series. Verlander will start at Oakland on Thursday night, almost a year to …

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