MLB Recap: 9 MLB Busts in Recent Memory

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MLB Recap: 9 MLB Busts in Recent Memory
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Even some of the greatest expectations can't be reached by the greatest of players.

While big free agent signings can be the dominating factor in a fan’s excitement about a team’s upcoming season, the thought of an electric prospect or those new acquisitions taking said team to a championship is the oh-so-sweetest thought of all. 

So when those players—who have produced expectations of glory, maybe through promising spring trainings or big contracts—fail to live up to the hype, it becomes a more painful reality fans have to live with.  

With enhanced scouting and outrageous contracts leading the way for major-league teams to improve, here are ten baseball fails to jog your memory.  Hopefully, it’s not too painful to remember.

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