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The Yanks are playing the Tigers right now. The Tigers are tied for the Wild Card just like us. When should we as fans start to concede the division and go for a much more plausible Wild Card? If the Yanks are playing the Rays I would route the Rays right now. The Wild Card is our ticket to the postseason.

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The Yanks are playing the Tigers right now. The Tigers are tied for the Wild Card just like us. When should we as fans start to concede the division and go for a much more plausible Wild Card? If the Yanks are playing the Rays I would route the Rays right now. The Wild Card is our ticket to the postseason.

Aim for the division son!!!!

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When we were down 10 games to the Yanks, I was actually hoping they would run away with the division and beat all of the WC contenders. Since then, the Yanks have come down to earth, and we have cut the games in half and are only 4.5 back. You do not concede the division at this point, especially with the WC then having to play a one game playoff to make it to the real playoffs. The division is the goal, until it is too far out of hand, which is not the case.

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The Yanks are playing the Tigers right now. The Tigers are tied for the Wild Card just like us. When should we as fans start to concede the division and go for a much more plausible Wild Card? If the Yanks are playing the Rays I would route the Rays right now. The Wild Card is our ticket to the postseason.

I will never root for the Yankees. Ever. With that said, if they happen to beat other teams were competing for the wildcard with, I wouldn't be to distraught. :)

We are only 4.5 games back for the division. Winning the AL East is not out of the question (no matter how unlikely).

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The Yanks are playing the Tigers right now. The Tigers are tied for the Wild Card just like us. When should we as fans start to concede the division and go for a much more plausible Wild Card? If the Yanks are playing the Rays I would route the Rays right now. The Wild Card is our ticket to the postseason.

I'll be cheering for the Umpires.

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The extra wild card makes winning the division so much more important. Plus, I think Detroit might be better than the White Sox and it is the White Sox that will be battling for the wild card spot. After this series, Detroit has 3 games with us and 3 games with Toronto, then are done with the AL East. Chicago has 4 games each with us, the Rays and Toronto and 3 games left against the Yankees.

This is my answer on whether to root for the Yankees or Tigers in their series in the previous thread. I stand by it. Win the division and you avoid the one-game playoff.

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This is my answer on whether to root for the Yankees or Tigers in their series in the previous thread. I stand by it. Win the division and you avoid the one-game playoff.

Yes, but at least if the Yankees win we can make the playoffs.

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