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Coco Crisp leads off ALDS with home run

It didn't take long for the A's to get a feeling for what Justin Verlander was doing on Saturday. Three of the first four pitches Verlander threw were fastballs, the last of which was deposited in the right-field seats by Coco Crisp:

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The Tigers ace settled down to retire the next three batters, but it's 1-0 Oakland heading into Detroit's first turn at bat.