A's rookie Parker to face star-laden Tigers
DETROIT -- One team has the reigning MVP and another player who just won the Triple Crown.
The Oakland Athletics will try to counter all that by sending -- who else? -- a rookie to the mound.
"We've been the `David' all year," A's right-hander Jarrod Parker said. "I think obviously it's a role and an image that we've kind of taken on and been able to embrace and it's fun."
Parker will start against Detroit ace Justin Verlander in Game 1 of the division series Saturday night. ...
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