Detroit Tigers ALDS playoff scenarios listed

Here is, I hope, each possible scenario for the Detroit Tigers as they await the identity of their ALDS opponent. Detroit no longer has control over the process, as its record locked in the No. 3 seed in the American League. The Tigers open the ALDS at home before traveling to the home of the No. 2 seed for the third, fourth and fifth games.

Yankees sweep, Texas sweeps
Detroit plays Texas

Yankees sweep, Texas splits
same deal

Yankees sweep, A's sweep
Oakland vs Detroit

Yankees split, Baltimore sweeps, Texas sweeps
Tigers play winner of NYY at Baltimore game 163

Yankees split, Baltimore splits, Texas sweeps
Yankees vs Detroit

Yankees split, Baltimore loses both, Texas sweeps
Yankees vs Detroit

Yankees split, Baltimore splits (or loses both), Texas splits
Texas vs Detroit

Yankees split, Baltimore sweeps, Texas splits
This is the three-way-tie scenario described in the earlier post.
If Yanks win game 163, Tigers play Texas
If Baltimore wins game 163, Tigers play Baltimore

Yankees split, Baltimore sweeps, Oakland sweeps
Tigers play winner of game 163

Yankees split, Baltimore splits, Oakland sweeps:
Tigers play Oakland

Yankees get swept, Baltimore sweeps, Oakland sweeps
Yankees vs Rangers wild card
Tigers play Baltimore

Yankees swept, Baltimore sweeps, Texas sweeps
Tigers play Baltimore

Yankees swept, Baltimore sweeps, Texas splits with Oakland
Tigers play Baltimore

Yankees get swept, Baltimore splits, Texas sweeps or splits
Tigers play game 163 winner

Yankees get swept, Baltimore splits, Oakland sweeps:
Tigers play winner of game163

Yankees get swept, Baltimore gets swept, Texas sweeps or splits
Tigers play Yankees

Yankees get swept, Baltimore gets swept, Oakland sweeps Texas
Tigers play Yankees

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