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JOSH HAMILTON, RF, ANGELS The former MVP had
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JOSH HAMILTON, RF, ANGELS
The former MVP had a horrid first half during his first season with the Angels, batting .224 with a .283 OBP. His second half -- .287 average, .341 OBP – provides hope that the big-money signing can provide big-time value. Still, his 21 home runs were his fewest since 2009.(Credit: AP)

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Baseball's 2014 X-factors

They may not be the stars of the roster, but the performances of these players could very well help determine how much success their teams have in 2014. Players are ordered alphabetically by team name.