MLB PLAYOFFS POWER RANKINGS: Where all 10 teams stand heading into the postseason
After a month of spring training and six months of the regular season, Major League Baseball's postseason picture is set and some of the biggest teams in the sport are still alive.
MLB hit the jackpot with the Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox, New York Mets, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants, and Toronto Blue Jays — six of the most popular franchises — filling up six of the ten playoff spots. They even got Dallas' team, the Texas Rangers, both teams from the DMV area, the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles, and the Indians hoping to join LeBron James and the Cavaliers as champs in Cleveland.
The only true marquee teams missing are the New York Yankees and St. Louis Cardinals.
Meanwhile, the ten teams still alive have one month to win October and be crowned champs. Here is how those teams stand entering the playoffs (World Series probabilities are via Baseball Prospectus).
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