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By Will Korn 

Talking Sports - Welcome to October: series-by-series predictions


Now that October is here, so are the baseball playoffs. Here’s how I see things shaking out:

Detroit Tigers (90-72) vs. Baltimore Orioles (96-66)

Prediction: Tigers in 5.

Of the two American League divisional series, Detroit-Baltimore seems to be the more intriguing one. The storyline of this showdown is a classic one: the Tigers’ elite pitching against an Orioles’ lineup that led the league in homers.

At first glance it’s easy to give Detroit the edge since its offense is close to on par with that of Baltimore and it has a sizable advantage in its rotation. The Orioles actua...

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