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MLB: 7 overachieving players sure to fade

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Jun 26, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Josh Beckett (61) in the second inning of the game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Major League Baseball players are very fluid. Some rise from years of mediocrity to become an All-Star, which is an aberration from their true self, and fall back down to earth again the next year.

While others actually make adjustments at the plate, in the field, and on the bases that help refine their craft and really do manifest into better players for the long-haul.

At times it’s difficult to gauge whether the former of later is taking shape for said player. However, through advanced statistical trends the difference is often apparent.

Before we begin, please be cognizant that this list is based entirely on a player’s track record and unbiased statistical trends. The selections are far from arbitrary. So, without further ado, let’s begin the top seven overachieving players list.

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Tags: Alfredo Simon Chris Young J.D. Martinez Josh Beckett Justin Turner Kevin Kiermaier Lonnie Chisenhall MLB

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