Verlander Back on Track as Tigers Sweep A's

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Verlander Back on Track as Tigers Sweep A's
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Justin Verlander knows he isn't going to make a sixth straight All-Star team. A few more performances like the one Wednesday might mean he's heading in the right direction, however. Verlander overcame a pair of long home runs in the first inning and left with a comfortable lead after the sixth as the Detroit Tigers beat the Oakland Athletics 9-3 for a three-game sweep.

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