AMERICAN LEAGUE FINALS
September 28, 2012Eastern Indiana Sports
Final Score: Detroit 5, Kansas City 4
Detroit, MI (Sports Network) - A bases-loaded groundout in the bottom of the ninth by Alex Avila plated Don Kelly with the winning run, as the Detroit Tigers completed a four-game sweep over the Kansas City Royals with a 5-4 victory at Comerica Park.
Final Score: Tampa Bay 3, Chicago 2
Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Evan Longoria blasted the go-ahead home run in the top of the ninth inning as the Tampa Bay Rays edged the Chicago White Sox, 3-2, in the opener of a four-game series at US Cellular Field.
Final Score: Texas 9, Oakland 7
Arlington, TX (Sports Network) - Mike Napoli hit a two-run home run and drove in three, as the Texas Rangers edged the Oakland Athletics, 9-7, in the finale of a four-game set.
Anaheim, CA (Sports Network) - John Jaso clubbed a two-run homer and added an RBI double during a four-run seventh inning, as the Seattle Mariners posted a 9-4 victory and dealt the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim a significant setback in their pursuit of a playoff spot.
Final Score: Toronto 6, New York 0
Toronto, ON (Sports Network) - Brandon Morrow tossed seven scoreless innings and Edwin Encarnacion went 3-for-4 with three RBI, as the last-place Toronto Blue Jays kept the New York Yankees from padding their AL East lead with a 6-0 victory in the opener of a four-game series.