MLB Contenders That Have Reason to Doubt 2013 Postseason Hopes

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MLB Contenders That Have Reason to Doubt 2013 Postseason Hopes
John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Spo

We're only two weeks into the season, but already the division races look tight as can be. There's been a lot of great competition so far, and it will only get better as the season marches on.

While two weeks seem like too short a time to judge contenders, the beginning of the season could have a big impact on October.

Take the 2011 Red Sox for example. Yes the team had a disastrous September, but they lost out on the postseason by one win. If they had started out the season better than 2-10, they play baseball in October.

The races are going to be close this year, and every game, win or lose, counts. You better believe slow April starts are going to play their part come September and October.

Looking towards this year's projected contenders, we're breaking down teams who's once-certain postseason berths look like anything but in the early goings of the season.

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