The 2012 MLB season has been a disappointing one for San Francisco Giants ace Tim Lincecum. A perennial NL Cy Young Award candidate, Lincecum has posted a poor 3-10 record so far this season.
Lincecum is not the only player who has failed to live up to expectations. It took Albert Pujols 28 games to hit his first home run of the season. His lack of production early in the season left many Angels fans questioning the rationale behind giving Pujols a 10-year, $254 million contract.
The MLB season is a 162-game marathon, and players like Pujols and Lincecum have time to right their proverbial ships. Here are 10 MLB players who are hoping to turn things around as we embark on the second half of the season.