What’s ahead? Guardians postseason FAQ

ARLINGTON — The Guardians knew they were looked at as underdogs coming into the year and have since used that as fuel to have the level of success they’ve experienced thus far.

“I feel like when people count you out, it’s great to kind of shove it back in their face,” Guardians first baseman Josh Naylor said. “Those who have nothing to lose in life, those are the most dangerous people or teams. So I feel like we’re a dangerous team because everybody’s already counted us out, and we just continue to do what we do. We have fun and play the game the right way.”

What could the postseason roster look like?

C: Austin Hedges, Luke Maile
1B: Josh Naylor, Owen Miller
2B: Andrés Giménez
3B: José Ramírez
SS: Amed Rosario
OF: Steven Kwan, Myles Straw, Oscar Gonzalez, Will Benson, Will Brennan
UTL: Tyler Freeman, Gabriel Arias
SP: Shane Bieber, Triston McKenzie, Cal Quantrill
RP: Emmanuel Clase, James Karinchak, Trevor Stephan, Sam Hentges, Nick Sandlin, Cody Morris, Enyel De Los Santos, Bryan Shaw, Eli Morgan

How could the roster change?

This is a very early prediction on how this could play out. The Guardians need to take the first step this week to determine who is going to be optioned or designated for assignment to clear space to get Zach Plesac, who is scheduled to rejoin the rotation on Friday, back on the active roster. The team could eliminate…

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