Still, the Yankees are ultimately favored in this series and perhaps justifiably so. The Yankees still have the best lineup money can buy and ran away with the AL East. Not to mention they have history on their side, which never hurts.
If the first two games of this series have taught us anything, it's that the Tigers are certainly capable of hanging with the Bronx Bombers. Many factors are beginning to creep up that would suggest that they might just have what it takes to upset the 27-time World Series Champions.
The following slides present five reasons why the New York Yankees will not advance to the ALCS and will ultimately watch their season come to an end here in the division series at the hands of the Tigers.