MLB Playoffs: Who Needs Home Field the Most?

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MLB Playoffs: Who Needs Home Field the Most?
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While there are still postseason spots up for grabs, teams that have already clinched still have plenty to play for as no one has claimed home-field advantage at this point.

Whether it is an offensive-minded team playing in a hitter's paradise or a pitching-led team playing in a spacious home park, home-field advantage can mean a lot in October. 

There are eight teams currently in the running for home-field advantage, and I looked at each team's home and road winning percentage as well as the Park Factor* of their home field. 

Here is a look at the results, ranking the eight teams who need home-field advantage the most.  


*Park FactorA measure of whether a park favors pitchers or hitters, with 1.000 being neutral, anything over 1.000 favoring hitters and anything under 1.000 qualifying as a pitcher's park.

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