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MLB Expert Poll: Who is the best clutch hitter in baseball?

Miguel Cabrera

Miguel Cabrera

Your favorite team is down by a run in the bottom of the ninth. There is a runner at second base. There are two outs. And it's game seven of the World Series?

Who do you want at the plate?

Athlon Sports has polled 10 experts from around Major League Baseball in an effort to figure out who is the best clutch hitter in the game.

Related: MLB Expert Poll: Who do you want on the mound in Game 7?

A first-place vote earns five points and a second-place vote earned four points — so on and so forth with a fifth-place vote earning one point. Below are the voters and results, including first-place votes and number of ballots.


Here is who our experts voted the best clutch hitter in the game today.

The Voters:

Tyler Kepner, NY Times

Andy Baggarly, AndrewBaggarly.com