6 Non-Playoff MLB Teams Under the Most Pressure to Compete in 2017
The 2016 MLB postseason is officially in full swing as the remaining eight teams battle for the right to hoist the World Series trophy within the next few weeks. This also means that 22 other squads are already turning the page with their eyes set on making a run at October in 2017.
Every organization goes into a season with the best of intentions, but a lot can happen over 162 games – both good and bad. For a number of teams, the bad outweighed the good, which is why an invitation to play in the postseason never arrived in their respective mailboxes.
Here are six teams feeling a ton of pressure to compete and secure a spot in the playoffs next October:
Posted on October 7, 2016, in The Rest: Everything Baseball and tagged 2016 MLB Postseason, arizona diamondbacks, detroit tigers, houston astros, pittsburgh pirates, seattle mariners, tampa bay rays. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.