Oakland Athletics players celebrate after clinching the American League West at the end of their 12-5 win over the Texas Rangers in a baseball game, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Photo by: Ben Margot

Oakland Athletics players celebrate after clinching the American League West at the end of their 12-5 win over the Texas Rangers in a baseball game, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)