Unfamiliar names like Daniel Descalso and Pete Kozma have been heroes in the postseason. Not much was expected of these players, but they have shined in the limelight of October baseball.
Many recognizable names and star players have underwhelmed with their performances in the 2012 MLB playoffs.
If they do not shake their funks, they and their respective teams will be watching the World Series from home.
Many players are battling the fatigue of a long season, injury or slumps. Here are some players who have to pick it up before it's too late.