While furious battles for MLB‘s four available wild-card berths will take place over the regular season’s final week, indirect competitions for the game’s highest individual honors are raging as well.

With only a handful of awards looking like they’re wrapped up, players (and managers) have one final chance to impress voters. Some will rise to the occasion, while others will fold under the pressure. These award races only make the last stretch all the more intriguing.

While statistics remain the driving force in calculating the odds on the pages that follow, both gut feeling and past voting trends played a part as well.

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