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ALCS: New York Yankees Await Rays-Rangers Winner

The New York Yankees swept the MInnesota Twins in three games in their ALDS, and now have nothing to do but wait to find out who they will face for the right to go back to the World Series. That will be determined Tuesday night when the Tampa Bay Rays host the Texas Rangers in Game 5 of their ALDS.

In the meantime, the Yankees are lining up their pitching staff. The team has announced that it will use a four-man starting rotation in the ALCS, meaning A.J. Burnett will lug his 10-15, 5.26 ERA to the mound in Game 4.

Even before that announcement Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News had offered some thoughts on how he would line up the rotation.

The Yanks are taking the politically correct approach and claiming not to care which team they face.

"They're both great teams," said Yankees ace CC Sabathia, who will get the ball for the first game of the ALCS. "Texas has got all the power, Tampa has got all the speed and the power. We've seen both teams a lot this year. It's going to be a tough series. I'm just happy that we're on to the next round."

MLB.com looks at the advantages and disadvantages of each opponent the Yankees could face.