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MLB: If Only the New York Yankees Could Play the Boston Red Sox in the ALDS

rules prevent teams in the same division from facing each other in the first round of the playoffs. In the past, for both the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox, that rule usually benefited both because they usually were the top teams in the American League.

For possibly the first time, not being allowed to play the Red Sox in the first round could make the Yankees road to world championship No. 28 more difficult.

The Detroit Tigers and the Texas Rangers have better starting pitching than the Red Sox.

Everyone is familiar with Justin Verlander, but now that the Tigers have added Doug Fister, they have two top starters to throw at their opponent in the best-of-five first round.

The only “easy” mark might be ...

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