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Who will win the AL Divisional Series: Indians or Astros?

With the end of the regular season, MLB fans can toast to the beginning of playoff baseball. The AL Divisional Series is kicking off with the Cleveland Indians playing against the Houston Astros. The Indians generated a lot of runs en route to another AL Central title. But the Astros netted over 100 wins behind one of the best pitching staffs in the entire league. Who advances? ⚾

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With the rest of MLB in chaos with close Wild Card races and multiple tie-breaker games, the Indians found a way to quietly win their division. That doesn't mean they can't make noise in the playoffs.

The Tribe finished the regular season with the second-most hits while generating the third-most runs in the American League. Cleveland also finished with the third-best on-base percentage and wrecked havoc on the base paths, leading the AL with 135 stolen bases. 

The Astros might have had a successful season, but they won't be able to catch what the Indians will throw at them.

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Winning a championship is hard. Going back-to-back is even harder. But the Astros are well on their way to doing it and can make it look easy.

Houston has been solid at the plate, notching the fourth best on-base percentage in the American League, but it's the pitching that has really carried the team. The Astros' pitching staff has the best ERA in all of MLB and allowed the fewest runs in both leagues (by 76 runs). Everyone knows pitching wins championships, and there's no way Houston will let Cleveland stand in its way.

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Who will win the AL Divisional Series: Indians or Astros?
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A festive crown for the winner
#NeverSettle