Punchless in Detroit

Tempers flare in ALDS Game 3 as the Athletics push the Tigers to the brink

Updated: October 8, 2013, 4:22 PM ET
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

DETROIT -- Here's the important takeaway from Monday's bench-clearing non-brawl in Game 3: Many Tigers fans probably went home from American League Division Series Game 3 cursing so profanely that even Grant Balfour would demand ear plugs.

@#%$& me! Our miserable @#%$&-ing offense is hitting like absolute @#%$&-ing &@#$!!!

And they would be correct. The Tigers ranked second in the league in runs scored this season but following Monday's 6-3 loss to the Athletics, they ...

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