Fantasy Baseball: 6 Rookies Headed for Sophomore Slumps Next Season

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Fantasy Baseball: 6 Rookies Headed for Sophomore Slumps Next Season
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During his rookie season, Starling Marte hit five home runs and stole 12 bases in 47 games. Don't expect that level of production in 2013, though.

Every fantasy owner has felt the wrath of the dreaded sophomore slump, so don’t let these rookies fool you next year.

Last year, Jason Heyward followed a phenomenal rookie year with a flustering second season. In 2012, Eric Hosmer and Brett Lawrie let down owners who received lackluster results instead of a breakout campaign.

Rookie sensations Bryce Harper and Mike Trout won’t falter during their second run in the majors, but their sky-high potential could make them overvalued on draft day.

This list, however, looks at players to steer clear of in 2013 drafts. The following six rookies pleased some fantasy owners this season, but they will likely disappoint as sophomores.

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