Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander throws during the first inning of Game 1 of the American League division baseball series against the Oakland Athletics, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

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Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander throws during the first inning of Game 1 of the American League division baseball series against the Oakland Athletics, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander throws during the first inning of Game 1 of the American League division baseball series against the Oakland Athletics, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
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