7 MLB Players Who Will Avoid the Sophomore Slump

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7 MLB Players Who Will Avoid the Sophomore Slump
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Yoenis Cespedes emerged as a huge power threat for the A's.

A sophomore slump is always somewhere in the minds of the previous season's top rookies.

The term is thrown around when players see their numbers drop dramatically in their second year. 

There are guys every year who fall under the spell of the sophomore slump. This could be due to the fact that these players have made it to the show. They’re at the top of the ladder and there’s nothing left to climb.

Maybe they get too comfortable in the big leagues, or they feel the pressure to exceed their rookie performance and can’t handle the grind of a 162-game season yet.

Last year’s rookie class was one of the best we’ve seen in the history of MLB. This year, those players will try to avoid the dreaded sophomore slump.

Here are seven players that will.

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