Predicting the final stat lines for Albert Pujols or Roy Halladay is almost boring. Just look at the last 10 years of consistently stellar production and pick some numbers in that statistical range.
Players like Carlos Gonzalez offer a little bit more excitement. Acquired by the Rockies in the trade with the Oakland A's that sent Matt Holliday to Oakland and brought Huston Street to Colorado, Gonzalez burst onto the scene in 2010, winning the National League batting crown with a .336 average.
More people had Butler in the NCAA final last year than CarGo winning the batting title.
Now we have a chance to look around the league as Opening Day lurks just around the corner and wonder: Who is this year's Carlos Gonzalez? Which player is going to surprise the league with All-Star play in 2011?
In short, which players will make the biggest impact for their teams in 2011? Here are 10 possibilities.