So it all comes down to this, eh?
Down two games to none in their respective division series, both the Giants and A’s have battled back,staring elimination in the face twice and coming out a winner.
Now they just have to do it one final time in Game 5, a winner-takes-all, pressure situation.
Matt Cain takes the hill for the Giants in Cincinnati on Thursday morning. Cain did not pitch well in Game 1 at AT&T Park, but a solid start today will make everyone forget about that. For more on this game, check out this piece on three advantages that the Giants have over the Reds for Game 5.
Then there are the A’s, who miraculously extended their series against the Tigers in a thrilling come-from-behind win last night. Jarrod Parker toes the rubber for Oakland as the A’s will try to solve Justin Verlander in Game 5 tonight.
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