10 MLB Players Whose Very Hot, Cold Starts Should Be No Surprise

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10 MLB Players Whose Very Hot, Cold Starts Should Be No Surprise
Tom Mihalek

It's easy to forget sometimes that baseball players are human beings, just like the rest of us, and not cyborgs sent from the future to kill Sarah Connor put up big numbers for our favorite baseball teams.

Some of us are morning people, able to operate at the peak of our abilities shortly after we wake up, while others don't thrive until after the sun goes down.

The same can be said of baseball players, with some able to hit the ground running when the season begins, while others need a month or two to truly get into the swing of things.

It's primarily for that reason that we shouldn't be surprised by some of the stat lines—both good and bad—that we find around baseball through the first few weeks of the 2014 season, though there are other factors involved as well, including a player getting his first real taste of big league action.

Let's take a look at 10 players whose early-season performances shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone.


*Unless otherwise noted/linked, all statistics courtesy of Baseball-Reference and FanGraphs.

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