Tampa Bay Rays Joaquin Benoit gets the win over Texas
Tampa Bay Rays Joaquin Benoit got the win as the Rays beat the Texas Rangers 6-3 in game three of the American League Divisional Series October 9, 2010 at the Ranger's Ballpark in Arlington, Texas. The Rays trail 2-1 in the best of five series. UPI/Ian Halperin
Jose Valverde recorded the game's final out with the potential tying run on second Friday to preserve Detroit's 2-1 victory over Texas.
Prince Fielder slammed a go-ahead, three-run homer in the sixth inning Monday, rallying the Detroit Tigers past Minnesota 4-3.
Eduardo Escobar's double drove in the tying and winning runs in the bottom of the ninth inning Wednesday, rallying the Minnesota Twins over Detroit 3-2.
Justin Verlander struck out 11 Oakland batters in seven innings Saturday and Detroit bested the Athletics 3-1 in their American League Division Series opener.
Don Kelly scored on a fielder's choice in the ninth inning Thursday, allowing the Detroit Tigers to escape with a 5-4 win over the Kansas City Royals.
Pinch-runner Don Kelly scored the go-ahead run in the eighth on a fielder's choice grounder Wednesday, lifting Detroit to a 5-4 victory over Kansas City.
Justin Verlander protected an early Detroit lead by working seven shutout innings Friday, helping lift the Tigers to a 4-0 victory over Cleveland.
Alex Avila delivered a two-out single that drove in Quintin Berry in the 11th inning Thursday, giving the Detroit Tigers a 3-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.
Prince Fielder tied the game with a two-run homer in the sixth and won it with another in the eighth Friday, lifting Detroit to a 5-3 triumph over Baltimore.
Rafael Soriano pitched out of a ninth-inning jam Thursday and saved the New York Yankees' 4-3 win over the Detroit Tigers.