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MLB Playoff Contenders' Biggest Flaws

BR StudiosFeatured Columnist IVOctober 17, 2016

With the MLB regular season coming to a close, it's time to seriously start talking playoffs. We know that teams like the Reds and Rangers have made the cut, but every playoff contender still has at least one major flaw.

So what's your team's biggest weakness? Is it pitching? Are your favorite team's stars plagued by injuries?

Bleacher Report teamed up with Ernie Johnson, John Smoltz and Ron Darling to break down every postseason team's most glaring weakness. Mr. Darling was daring enough to run through every AL contender, but Smoltz decided to play it safe and focus on NL teams who have clinched a playoff spot.

Agree? Disagree? Make sure you let us know what you think about these teams, and give us your playoff predictions in the comments section below!

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