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MLB Playoffs 2012: Players Key to Their Teams' World Series Hopes
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Johnny Cueto will need to excell in the 2012 playoffs

The MLB playoffs are only a few days away. Which players are key for their teams' pursuit of the World Series?

Not every player to appear in the coming slides will be the best one on his respective franchise. There is a certain amount of expectation of the greats.

On many occasions, a team's third- or fourth-best hitters are the ones most responsible for a World Series victory. The same could be said about pitchers.

Let’s take a look at the most important player from each of the teams that would be in the playoffs if the season ended today. 

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