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Will 2016's top disappointments bounce back in 2017?

Dee Gordon was fantasy's top hitter in 2015, but got off to a slow start this season (including an 81-game suspension). Where should he be drafted in 2017? Rob Foldy/Getty Images

Three of the top four hitters from the 2015 Player Rater could not follow up their breakout campaigns with remotely similar numbers, and the statistical changes will obviously impact their respective places in the 2017 rankings. However, we know what Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon, Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder A.J. Pollock and Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper are capable of, simply put, statistical greatness. Fantasy owners have a tendency to forget what occurred two seasons prior in favor of focusing on recent results.

The other seven members of last season’s top-10 have been good to fantasy owners this season, so let’s discuss the three who didn’t make us smile.