MLB First Half's All-Disappointing Team

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MLB First Half's All-Disappointing Team
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Tim Lincecum's 6.42 ERA is worst among major league starting pitchers.

The first half of the 2012 MLB season brought us breakout players like Mike Trout and Bryce Harper and surprising contenders like the Baltimore Orioles and New York Mets. 

However, there have also been plenty of disappointments that continue to baffle. Several players that had great seasons in 2011 have dropped off considerably so far this year. Established talents expected to assert themselves have instead taken a step back.

For whatever reason, their skills have failed them in the first half, leaving fellow players, coaches and fans wondering how such a drop-off could occur so suddenly.

Here is our All-Disappointment team from the first half of the season with players for each position, a five-man starting rotation and a closer.

It's an impressive collection of names, but this year, it's a roster that hasn't lived up to expectations.

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