ALCS Game 5

The Tigers avoided elimination against the Rangers and head to Texas on Sunday.

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Ramon Santiago #39, Austin Jackson #14, and Don Kelly #32 of the Detroit Tigers celebrate after defeating the Texas Rangers 7-5 in Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers is taken out of the game by manager Jim Leyland in the eighth inning of Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Josh Hamilton #32 of the Texas Rangers sits in the dugout during Game Five of the American League Championship Series against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Nelson Cruz #17 of the Texas Rangers watches the ball leave the field on a home run by Ryan Raburn #25 of the Detroit Tigers in the seventh inning of Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Phil Coke #40 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after the final out of Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Texas Rangers 7-5. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Austin Jackson #14 fields the ball as Ryan Raburn #25 of the Detroit Tigers fails to make a catch on a hit by David Murphy #7 of the Texas Rangers in the sixth inning of Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers drops a hit by Mike Napoli #25 of the Texas Rangers in the sixth inning of Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers is taken out of the game by manager Jim Leyland in the eighth inning of Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers waves to the crowd after being pulled in the eighth inning of Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers watches a two-run home run by Nelson Cruz #17 of the Texas Rangers in the eighth inning of Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Nelson Cruz #17 and Mike Napoli #25 of the Texas Rangers celebrate after Cruz's two-run home run in the eighth inning of Game Five of the American League Championship Series against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers drops a hit by Mike Napoli #25 of the Texas Rangers in the sixth inning of Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates in the dugout after scoring in the sixth inning of Game Five of the American League Championship Series against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Delmon Young #21 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates after hitting a solo home run in the fourth inning of Game Five of the American League Championship Series against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Ryan Raburn #25 of the Detroit Tigers fails to make a catch on a hit by David Murphy #7 of the Texas Rangers in the sixth inning of Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Mike Napoli #25 speaks with C.J. Wilson #36 of the Texas Rangers during Game Five of the American League Championship Series against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers drops a hit by Mike Napoli #25 of the Texas Rangers in the sixth inning of Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers misses a catch on a hit by Mike Napoli #25 of the Texas Rangers in the sixth inning of Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: C.J. Wilson #36 of the Texas Rangers stands on the mound as Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers runs the bases after hitting a solo home run in the third inning of Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates in the dugout with Justin Verlander #36 after hitting a solo home run in the third inning of Game Five of the American League Championship Series against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: C.J. Wilson #36 of the Texas Rangers throws a pitch against the Detroit Tigers in Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after striking out in the fifth inning of Game Five of the American League Championship Series against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Justin Verlander #35 speaks with Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers during Game Five of the American League Championship Series against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Mitch Moreland #18 of the Texas Rangers tries to catch a foul ball against the Detroit Tigers in Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Justin Verlander #35 and Brandon Inge #15 of the Detroit Tigers watch as a ball stays fair on a hit by Elvis Andrus #1 of the Texas Rangers in Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: C.J. Wilson #36 of the Texas Rangers throws a pitch against the Detroit Tigers in the first inning of Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch against the Detroit Tigers in Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Adrian Beltre #29 of the Texas Rangers fields a ground ball from Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers in the second inning of Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: C.J. Wilson #36 of the Texas Rangers looks on as Delmon Young #21 of the Detroit Tigers runs the bases after hitting a solo home run in the fourth inning of Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Delmon Young #21 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with Jhonny Peralta #27 after hitting a solo home run in the fourth inning of Game Five of the American League Championship Series against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch against the Detroit Tigers in the first inning of Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: A view of Game Five of the American League Championship Series between the Texas Rangers and the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch against the Detroit Tigers in the first inning of Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Mike Napoli #25 of the Texas Rangers walks in to the dugout after scoring on a home run by Nelson Cruz #17 in the eighth inning of Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates in the dugout after hitting a solo home run in the third inning of Game Five of the American League Championship Series against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers - Game Five

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 13: Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates in the dugout with Justin Verlander #36 after hitting a solo home run in the third inning of Game Five of the American League Championship Series against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park on October 13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)