Five Tigers-A's ALDS questions

Originally Published: September 30, 2013
By Tim Kurkjian | ESPN.com

The sequel, they say, is never better than the original, but that might not to be true with Tigers-A's II.

Last year, the two teams played five games, with Justin Verlander throwing a four-hit shutout in the winner-take-all game. Both teams are better this year; the A's will be more playoff-ready, and the Tigers have to win the World Series for this year not to be a disappointment.

Here are five questions.

How much of a home-field advantage does Oakland have?

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