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CAN SONNY GRAY TAKE THE A'S TO THE AMERICAN LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES ?

 

The Oakland A's send 23 year-old Sonny Gray to the mound tonight as they play the Detroit Tigers for the second straight year in a Game 5 of the American Divisional playoff. The task will not be easy as the A's will have to face Tigers ace Justin Verlander for the second time in the series and for the second time in a Game 5 of the divisional playoff.

 

Bob Melvin explained his decision to by-pass 40 year-old Bartolo Colon in favor of the youngster Gray....

 

 

Melvin says Sonny Gray is the guy the Athletics want on the mound.....

 

 

Melvin says this doesn't mean they don't have confidence in Bartolo Colon. He says they feel confident in what

Gray will bring to the table in Game 5

 

 

 

We are just a few hours away from seeing if The Kid can get the A's to the ALCS