Nobody was beating Justin Verlander last night. He went 6 2/3 no-hit innings, and even after allowing a single to Justin Verlander was near flawless, dealing heat late into the evening as he shut out the A's through eight innings in a decisive 3-0 Game 5 win.
Oakland's fans tried to do what their team's bats couldn't and get him off their game.
First they used their gross bellies:
Then they used their rally towels/penalty flags:
Turned out instead of distracting him they were just throwing in the towel.