With the MLB's postseason teams and matchups finalized, now begins the time for everyone's predictions and World Series picks.
Although both the starting pitching rotation and bullpen play a huge role, much of how a team fairs in a given post season run is due to the quality and depth in their lineup. If you can not score runs, especially in a all-or-nothing one game playoff, your postseason dreams could end much sooner than planned.
While playoff baseball, like all other sports, is often a matter of who can get hot at the right time, there is always a comfort level that comes from going into the postseason featuring a strong, proven lineup.
With that being said, here are the top five lineups for the 2012 MLB postseason.