Detroit Sports Center Detroit Sports Center Home News > Tigers Force Game Five With A's Tigers Force Game Five With A's Posted on 10/9/2013 7:41:00 AM Bob Carr/Getty Images The Tigers have forced a Game Five against the A's. Detroit beat Oakland 8-6 on Tuesday in Motown. Jhonny Peralta and Victor Martinez hit home runs. Austin Jackson drove in the go-ahead run with a broken-bat single in the seventh. Max Scherzer, who pitched in relief, worked out of a bases-loaded, no-out jam in the eighth. Justin Verlander will start Game Five on Thursday night in Oakland. The pregame starts at 7:30 here on Detroit Sports 105.1.