As of Monday morning, Major League Baseball will be down to its final two-plus weeks, and excitement still abounds for pennant races and individual performances down the stretch.
With the first year of the new playoff structure, there are still 18 teams that have legitimate shots at qualifying for postseason play.
Three teams—the Washington Nationals, Cincinnati Reds and San Francisco Giants—are on the verge of clinching their divisions, but the other 15 teams will be doing all they can to nail down the seven remaining playoff slots.
Crucial series over the final 15 games could decide many teams' fates, but individual player performances could also decide their playoff aspirations, as well.
Here are 40 predictions for the final two-plus weeks that will impact MLB's playoff races.