MLB players who are being overrated as we approach 2013 get too much credit for team success or late-season hot streaks. Let's take a closer look at guys currently held in inappropriately high regard.
Perception is everything for these individuals. They have already received huge contracts—or will in the coming months—because fans and insiders alike believe them to be very effective.
But though surface statistics reinforce those reputations, meaningful information suggests that they won't enjoy on-field success in 2013 and beyond.
Here's the truth about Andre Ethier, Derek Jeter and 20 players who are not as great as they seem.