Every AL Contender's Glaring Weakness That Could Leave Them at Home in October

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Every AL Contender's Glaring Weakness That Could Leave Them at Home in October
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Oakland's winning ways have overshadowed Josh Reddick's brutal slump.

This is the time of year when teams around Major League Baseball hope that their strengths can hold true for just a few more weeks.

...And that their weakness don't kill them in the meantime.

We've seen teams undone by their weakness in September many times. Just last year, the Boston Red Sox were undone by their dreadful starting pitching and the Atlanta Braves were undone by their tired bullpen. The smart money says that we're likely to see one team meet its end this season thanks to its one glaring weakness.

Here's a look at one thing each contender in the American League Junior Circuit should be worried about.

Note: All stats come from Baseball-Reference.com unless otherwise noted.

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