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2. Washington Nationals (70-47; LW: 2)

Whether Mark Melancon is the closer you need for high-pressure playoff situations or not is something that we’ll only find out in October. But in seven appearances so far, he has allowed one run, struck out seven and converted four saves. His arrival made Jonathan Papelbon expendable, which I’m sure no one in Washington really minds.

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