Will your favorite team be watching the playoffs from home? Do you need someone to root for in the postseason to fill the void? Then SI's Emma Span has just the thing for you. With this handy flowchart, you can easily pick one of the 10 teams who'll be playing for the World Series as your postseason darling. Just follow the instructions, and before you know it, you'll have a brand new playoff team of your own.

(And once you've chosen your new team, be sure to check out our capsules for all 10 squads, with in-depth analysis of their strengths, weaknesses and title chances.)

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