Originally written October 04, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
Well everyone, we've made it to the postseason. The MLB playoffs will begin on Friday with the two Wild Card playoff games in Atlanta and Texas, and we couldn't be more excited...even if two teams are going to get sent home after just one game. Regardless of that, we're here. There are some new faces (Washington, Oakland, Baltimore) to go along with some old faces (St Louis, New York, Texas, Detroit) and the guys who stop by on occasion (Atlanta, Cincinnati, San Francisco). Each of the four Division Series matchups, along with the two Wild Card games, have their own important matchups and quirks, and of course, each team has several players that will be critical to their success in winning the World Series. Personally, I think these ten are the most important (one per team). Now, this isn't to say that these players are the best on their teams, but rather players who their teams need to step up in the playoffs. 1. Mark Teixeira, Yankees Teixeia has an an awful, injur...
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