And the A's hero is … Stephen Vogt?

Stranger than fiction: Vogt and rookie Sonny Gray help Oakland top the Tigers

Updated: October 6, 2013, 9:33 AM ET
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

OAKLAND -- This is the big question as the Athletics and Tigers fly to Detroit with their division series tied 1-1: Who will play Stephen Vogt in the "Moneyball" sequel?

I mean, Vogt is the natural candidate for a major role in the movie. Few players epitomize the entire Athletics economic approach to building a team better than the soon-to-be 29-year-old catcher. Vogt played six seasons in the minors before reaching the big leagues with the Tampa Bay Rays last summer -- and then ...

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