Despite possessing arguably the best hitter (Miguel Cabrera) and pitcher (Max Scherzer) in the American League, the Detroit Tigers are still the underdogs against the Boston Red Sox in the ALCS.
Also, unlike the Tigers, the Red Sox handily defeated their competitor in the ALDS. The Red Sox outscored the Tampa Bay Rays 26-12 and received solid outings from starters Jon Lester and Jake Peavy.
Regardless of the Red Sox’s upper hand, there are still a few ways the Tigers could pull away with the ALCS.
Read on to see a step-by-step guide for the Tigers to win the ALCS.