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A's vs. Tigers ALDS Game 5: Sonny Gray to Start Over Bartolo Colon

Dirk HayhurstNational MLB ColumnistJuly 26, 2016

Game 5 of the American League Division Series between the Detroit Tigers and the Oakland Athletics will feature rookie Sonny Gray as the starting pitcher for the A's.

Bartolo Colon, who has been Oakland's ace this season and started in the team's Game 1 defeat, will be stepping side for the 23-year-old. 

Former major league pitcher Dirk Hayhurst breaks down the controversial decision to start Gray over Colon in the latest edition of "Behind the Mic."

Thursday's Game 5 in Oakland is scheduled for 8:00 p.m. ET on TBS.

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