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2012 ALCS: Complete Breakdown of Detroit Tigers vs. New York Yankees

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2012 ALCS: Complete Breakdown of Detroit Tigers vs. New York Yankees
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After perhaps the most exciting set of divisional series' in MLB history, the ALCS has now been decided.

Justin Verlander shut down the Oakland Athletics in Game 5 to bring in the Detroit Tigers, and CC Sabathia did the same against the Baltimore Orioles for the New York Yankees.

Now, we have two teams that came very close to elimination yet are facing off in the ALCS. Both teams have a legitimate ace, a potent lineup and, on paper, the two are quite evenly matched.

Looking more closely at the lineups, which team has the advantage? Who has the better rotation, bullpen, infield and manager?

Read on for further analysis.

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