Who's Hot, Who's Not in Crucial MLB Playoff Races

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Who's Hot, Who's Not in Crucial MLB Playoff Races
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With apologies to fans in Arizona and Anaheim, and with all due respect to fans in St. Louis, Pittsburgh and Cincinnati, there are 10 teams still fighting for five playoff spots with just 11 days left in the 2013 MLB regular season.

If we haven't already reached it, we're nearing the point in the season where one single pitch could be the difference between making the playoffs or spending the month of October working on the old golf swing.

When that pitch takes place, who does each team want on the mound or at the plate?

Perhaps even more importantly, who does each team not want on the mound or at the plate?

For each of the remaining playoff contenders, here are the players who are hot and the tortured few who clearly are not.

 

*Unless otherwise cited, all statistics are courtesy of ESPN.com and Fangraphs.com and are accurate through the start of play on Wednesday, Sept. 18.

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