The A's surprised many by repeating as AL West Champions in 2013. They found a way to improve upon their 94-win Cinderella 2012 season by even winning two more games in 2013. Of course, the A's followed their fantastic season with yet another loss in an ALDS Game 5, losing for the second year in a row to a Justin Verlander gem in the deciding contest. Everyone always points to a Game 5 when a series is lost, but the A's really lost the series in Game 4, a game which they led 3-0 in the fifth inning and scored no runs down by one in the eighth inning after loading the bases with no outs. Aside from another playoff frustration, 2013 was an extremely successful season for the A's. The most notable item of the season was the emergence of Josh Donaldson as a legit MVP candidate. After a rough spring which had experts questioning if Donaldson would even keep his job all year, he responded by hitting .301 with 24 home runs and 93
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