How Important Is Home Field Advantage In The ALDS?

DETROIT (AP/97.1 THE TICKET) – Alex Avila homered twice, including a tiebreaking solo shot in the eighth inning that lifted the Detroit Tigers over the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Sunday.

Detroit’s Max Scherzer struck out 12 in seven innings, but he was denied his 20th victory when Kansas City tied it off Drew Smyly (6-0) in the eighth. Avila answered in the bottom half with a homer to right-center.

Two weeks to go in the season.

The Tigers and A’s are settling into a heated race for the two-seed in the AL Playoffs.

It also is beginning to look like they will play each other in the ALDS. How important is home field advantage in the ALDS?

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