Path to the ALCS ALDS:New York over Minnesota (3 games to 0); Texas over Tampa Bay (3 games to 2)
Robinson Cano and Josh Hamilton each hit four home runs in this series, as Cano led the Yankees with five RBIs and Hamilton recorded a series-high seven. Two of Hamilton's home runs came in a 10-3 Game 4 blowout win.
Cliff Lee and Colby Lewis were dynamite in the Texas rotation, combining for three wins in as many starts. Lee threw eight innings of scoreless ball in Game 3 and Lewis scattered three earned runs over 13 2/3 innings in Game 2 and Game 6 wins.