Every time a new season rolls around teams are hopeful that certain players will be able to finally reach their potential and contribute in big ways to the team. For example, last year the Red Sox had Mookie Betts, the Astros had Dallas Keuchel, and the Nationals had Bryce Harper. Now with the 2016 season almost here, teams and fans alike are wondering who will be the next breakout star to be on SportsCenter nearly every night. Below is a list of 10 players with a good chance to maximize their potential and pay big dividends for their teams in 2016.
What an insightful well written article for a high school junior! You really know your stuff great article. I like Lawrie too especially given the fact he just hasn’t quite hit his offensive ceiling yet, has battled injuries pretty much his entire career and played in Yosemite National park last year. He is also just entering his age 26 season. I agree with you on every player on this list. Keep up the good work kid you have a bright future ahead of you in baseball journalism.