6 Big Disappointments so Far During the 2016 MLB Season
One month does not a baseball season make, but it still doesn’t mean we’re not pulling our hair out due to incredibly sluggish starts from normally dependable players. As the calendar flips to May, those small sample sizes we’ve been talking about are getting big enough to become a legitimate concern.
With five months left on the regular-season schedule, there’s still plenty of time to turn things around, but it’ll take longer for stats to return to career norms. Based on 2015 and what happened throughout the winter months, there were a bunch of players expected to make a significant impact on the field.
Now that April is in the books, we can see the opposite has happened. Here are six big disappointments so far during this young MLB season.
(Joey Votto is a pretty obvious one, so I excluded him on purpose.)