MLB: 5 most overrated players headed into 2018
Despite the fanfare associated with their names, these five players are simply not worth the hype.
Fans overrate certain players. It’s just a fact and the norm at this point. Whether it’s because they like said players’ teams, get caught up in the hype around flashy plays or pretty swings, the reality is that certain players are not as good as the numbers may seem. Taking a deeper look, they actually turn out quite average.
And teams are taking notice of just how much we as fans overrate players. One key free agent was expecting a contract north of $200m this offseason but had to settle for far less because teams refused to get caught up in his hype. Thus, let’s take a look at five players in particular who, despite their accomplishments, are overrated as can be.