With Opening Day just weeks away, baseball fans everywhere are preparing themselves for the sweet smell of freshly cut grass, and mouthwatering Ball Park hot dogs. Year after year, it continues to amaze me how long the grueling offseason seems. While studs like Miguel Cabrera and Andrew McCutchen celebrated their well-deserved MVP awards, the players below didn’t have quite as warm of a winter. Here is our list of potential bounce-back players for the 2014 season.
Albert Pujols, 1B, LAA
Coming off of the worst season of his Hall of Fame career, Pujols must be excited to put the 2013 campaign completely behind him. In 99 games last year, the three-time Most Valuable Player hit .258 with 17 homers and drove in 64 runs in just 391 plate appearances.