Every MLB Team's Worst Nightmare Next Season

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Every MLB Team's Worst Nightmare Next Season
David Wright's $138 million contract extension could create problems for the New York Mets. Alex Trautwig/Getty Images

MLB general managers are skeptical—even paranoid—when constructing their teams. They prepare for adversity, but each has a potential nightmare that would be impossible to deal with.

Just one injured player, underachiever, flawed philosophy or environmental effect could derail a club's season. Many of the following hypothetical scenarios would impede competitiveness beyond 2013, too.

Though none are certain to unfold, all of them could realistically happen.

Every executive fears the factors that they can't control.

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