Some MLB players, even the most seasoned of veterans, consistently stumble through the early months of the season—one year after another.
There's a reason, though, that some of baseball's finest find ways to fight through these slow starts to put forth solid production on a yearly basis.
And when they do break out, they do so in a manner that is sure to grab our attention.
In the coming slides, we'll look at five big names whose slow starts to the 2012 season will soon be a thing of the past.
Note: All statistics were gathered from sports.yahoo.com and are updated through May 26, 2012.