The American League Division Series has now concluded, and the New York Yankees are set to face the Texas Rangers in the ALCS. While the Yankees had a relatively easy time of advancing by sweeping the Minnesota Twins, the Tampa Bay Rays took the Rangers to the limit, making it a five game series.

The series, which is set to start on Friday, October 15, could go either way based on how both teams have been winning their respective games. That being said, it looks like the stage is being set for the Rangers going to their first World Series. They have the advantage going in, and for the following reasons, they are poised to win the American League Championship Series.

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