Final

Series: Game 2 of 3

Series tied 1-1 (as of 8/24)

Game 1: Tuesday, August 23
Oakland1Final
Detroit4
Game 2: Wednesday, August 24
Oakland9Final
Detroit2
Game 3: Thursday, August 25
Oakland11Final
Detroit1

Athletics 9

(69-56, 30-30 away)

Tigers 2

(61-63, 32-32 home)

    7:05 PM ET, August 24, 2005

    Comerica Park, Detroit, Michigan 

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    OAK 112401000 9 15 0
    DET 000000020 2 10 1

    W: K. Saarloos (9-6)

    L: J. Bonderman (14-10)

    Game Notes

    DETROIT'S JEREMY BONDERMAN LEFT THE GAME DUE TO A BRUISED RIGHT WRIST.
    HOME PLATE UMPIRE TERRY CRAFT HAD TO LEAVE THE GAME WITH A SORE KNEE IN THE TOP OF THE FOURTH INNING AND SECOND BASE UMPIRE ALFONSO MARQUEZ WILL TAKE HIS PLACE BEHIND THE PLATE.
    THE HOME RUN BY OAKLAND'S MARK ELLIS LED OFF THE GAME.