- Mike Petriello, ESPN Insider
As we head into the playoffs, you'll surely hear a lot about why each team has what it takes to go all the way and win the World Series. Today, we're taking the opposite approach. Here's a look at why each of the five National League playoff teams will not win it all.
Atlanta Braves: Lack of an "ace" and a top-heavy offense
Led by the underrated Mike Minor and boosted by rookie Julio Teheran, Atlanta's deep rotation gave the club a chance to win every day, not only weathering a lost season from Brandon Beachy and a season-ending injury to Tim Hudson, but improving down the stretch thanks to 11 solid starts from rookie Alex Wood.
Mike Petriello gives the biggest reason why each NL playoff team won't win the World Series.