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Oakland Athletics' pitcher Brandon McCarthy, left, douses a teammate with a beer as they celebrate in the clubhouse after their 12-5 win over the Texas Rangers in a baseball game, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012 in Oakland, Calif. The A's clinched the AL West title with the win. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)