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Daily Tribe News/Playoffs Thread: October 6, 2011

Crane could walk away from Astros deal - Houston Chronicle
MLB has until November 30th to approve the sale of the Houston Astros to Jim Crane, and one of the reasons why it hasn't happened yet could be because Crane has not assented to moving the Astros to the American League. The longer the delay in the sale, the more likely that Crane will walk away.

Joe Posnanski " Posts John Clark Made the Right Choice "
If you've been watching the playoffs, you know exactly what the link title is referring to. Joe Posnanski reviews the ads of the postseason as only he can.

Dodgers' argument rejected by bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross -
In other ownership news, Frank McCourt and MLB faced off in bankruptcy court yesterday. McCourt's attorney requested financial data from the other teams to support an argument that Bud Selig held the Dodgers to a double standard. This could get interesting.

(97-Year-Old) Man calls 911 in search of missing remote, doesn't miss Brewers game - WestAllisNOW
Headline says it all.

Tigers, Yankees down to winner-take-all Game 5 to decide ALDS -
Three Division Series are going to 5 games, and the first will be decided tonight. Because of the Game 1 suspension, the matchup will be Fister-Nova instead of Verlander-Sabathia. While Sabathia could come out of the bullpen tonight, Tigers manager Jim Leyland has ruled out Verlander doing the same.

Today's Game

American League Division Series

Detroit at New York, 8:07 PM (Game 5 - TIED 2-2) - TBS

Fister vs. Nova