5 reasons the Cleveland Guardians could make a deep playoff run
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The Guardians have the bullpen to back up their aces. Led by closer Emmanuel Clase, who paced the game in saves this year with 42, this group is deep. While they have been dominant for much of the year, they also have not been over-taxed and are not showing signs of slowing down. Their x-factor here might be Sam Hentges, who has been a surprise for them this year, but provides an elite left-handed option that could prove to be pivotal in a short series against teams with left-handed power.