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Why every contender will (and won't!) win the World Series

Yardbarker Logo By Justin Mears of Yardbarker | Slide 1 of 33: Back in spring training presumably all 30 teams--some more realistic than others--felt they had a chance to be the last one standing at the end of October. Just over 2/3 of the way through the 2022 season that field has narrowed considerably. By my estimation, only 16 teams remain in contention and only 12 of those will end up making the postseason. Let's make the case for each of the 16 contenders winning the World Series--and conversely why they will come up short. 

Why every contender will (and won't!) win the World Series

Back in spring training presumably all 30 teams--some more realistic than others--felt they had a chance to be the last one standing at the end of October. Just over 2/3 of the way through the 2022 season that field has narrowed considerably. By my estimation, only 16 teams remain in contention and only 12 of those will end up making the postseason. Let's make the case for each of the 16 contenders winning the World Series--and conversely why they will come up short. 

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