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The Oakland A's will officially be heading to postseason and took to Twitter after securing a spot in the playoffs with a 4-3 win over the Rangers on Tuesday night.
A's center fielder Coco Crisp and pitchers Tommy Milone and Jarrod Parker couldn't be more thankful for all the support from fans:
Amazing A's , Amazing fan support, Thank you!!! Amazing season so far... Lets keep it going thinkplayoffs and WOW the stadium was loud!!! Covelli Crisp (@Coco_Crisp) October 2, 2012 Such an awesome experience to be apart of tonight. Thank you athletics fans, family friends and anyone who believed in us this year! Tommy Milone (@TommyMilone_57) October 2, 2012 What a night! Thanks to the organization,fans,friends,family and most of all my teammates for this amazing year! Not finished quite yet.... Jarrod Parker (@JarrodBParker) October 2, 2012
Pitcher Dallas Braden has been waiting for this moment for awhile:
As the most irrelevant yet longest tenured Oakland A, Its great to know the green machine wakes up today an official playoff team.EARNED Dallas Braden (@DALLASBRADEN209) October 2, 2012
Pitcher Brett Anderson and catcher George Kottaras enjoyed the celebratory champagne and beer showers:
Beerchampagne burn soooo good! Brett Anderson (@BrettAnderson49) October 2, 2012
What a night. Proud to be a part of it. Was good gettin showered in champagne and beer. Stogie was good too! Haha. George Kottaras (@GeorgeKottaras) October 2, 2012
Pitcher Brandon McCarthy had a blast at the celebration or as he calls it, "celebraish":
Big celebraish tonight. Full spread, the works really. So much fun you guys. Brandon McCarthy (@BMcCarthy32) October 2, 2012
Second baseman Jemile Weeks knew all along the A's had potential:
Said it in ST. This Team will surprise a lot of people, there won't be one player to tab it too. @athletics fans went OFF 2nite!! LoveYall Jemile Weeks (@RealJemileWeeks) October 2, 2012