Originally written on Baseball Professor  |  Last updated 10/30/14
The following 10 players probably wish that 2012 never happened. Heck, they were probably rooting for the Mayans. Now that we know there’s a 2013 season in our near future (pitchers and catchers report soon!) here are the players who will be welcoming a fresh start come April. 10. Ubaldo Jimenez, SP, CLE Jimenez’s rivalry last year with former teammate Troy Tulowitzki would be enough to force any player to wish for a new year. Unfortunately for Jimenez, he went from pitching in the worst park in MLB to being a part of one of the worst pitching staffs in the league. If he has any chance to reclaim former glory, life starts again in 2013. 9. Desmond Jennings, OF, TB Last season, we had a question pertaining to two hyped youngsters, Jennings and Mike Trout — should we be on Team Trout or Team Jennings for the 2012 season? Well, it was no contest as Trout jumped on the scene and nearly won the AL MVP in his rookie campaign. Jennings had five-category potential but was hurt for a portion...
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