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MLB: Oakland Athletics at Tampa Bay Rays Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

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  • 1962 - Charlie Finley is denied permission to move the Athletics to Dallas-Ft. Worth.
  • 2012 - The Tigers defeat the red-hot Athletics, 12 - 2, but lose P Max Scherzer, who departs after two innings with shoulder fatigue. Miguel Cabrera homers twice, including a grand slam in the 8th, and drives in 6 runs; Prince Fielder and Jhonny Peralta also homer as A.J. Griffin is the loser after starting his career with 6 straight wins.

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