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When spring began, and MLB fans and predictors were making their choices for who would rule the year, the Yankees and Tigers were foregone conclusions. New York would get some kind of playoff spot out of the American League East, and Detroit would win the American League Central running away. But the first few months of the season seemed to prove common sense wrong. The Tigers started hot but fell below .500 in May and didn't get back above it until July 6. The Yankees played middling ball until late May, when they finally took off and posted the best...
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