Hope.  For now.  

That’s how baseball fans see it as we inch past Opening Day.  No matter how improbable it might be, fans everywhere believe this is the year their team takes it to the next level.

Yankees?  Phillies?  Red Sox? Forget about it!  We’ve all seen Tampa Bay shoot onto the scene, and we all witnessed the Rockies remarkable run to the playoffs only a few seasons ago. 

This year it’s “our turn,” most fans will say.   But which teams actually have a chance to play spoiler, and which teams stand to build on their 2010 performances?  I will give you my top five.

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