In the most intriguing Divisional Round matchup, the New York Yankees have a clear advantage over the Detroit Tigers. The Yankees are favored in the series after being the best team in the American League over the course of the season.
The Yankees' superiority will show in this series, as they will dispose of the Tigers. The Tigers come in with the third best record in the American League and had the fortune of drawing the Yankees for the playoffs. Although Justin Verlander has had the season of a generation, the Tigers will still come up short.
So here are ten reasons the Yankees will beat the Tigers in this series.
NOTE 1: The slides are in no particular order
NOTE 2: I am a Mets fan so don't claim bias on either side