- 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.