Odds of 2013 MLB Postseason's Heroes Keeping Up Hot Streaks

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Odds of 2013 MLB Postseason's Heroes Keeping Up Hot Streaks
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Michael Wacha and the Cardinals have a lot to be pleased about.

The postseason has always been a vehicle for pedestrian players to be elevated to hero status. Even though there hasn’t been a Francisco Cabrera moment as of yet, that doesn’t mean some players’ performances haven’t been heroic. 

For instance, David Ortiz jolted the entire city of Boston with his clutch eighth-inning grand slam against the Detroit Tigers in Game 2. Trailing by four runs, Ortiz deflated what would have been a decisive victory for the Tigers—and a morale boost for closer Joaquin Benoit.

Instead, with the swing of his bat, Ortiz quickly changed the momentum in favor of the Boston Red Sox. But while Ortiz has long been a source of October magic, there are other players’ successful 2013 postseasons that might be a tad more surprising (and more difficult to maintain).

Read on to see odds of the 2013 MLB postseason’s heroes keeping up their hot steaks.


All statistics sourced from Baseball-Reference.com.

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