Breakout player picks for 2015

A Cubs starter and Detroit's third baseman -- both 23 -- are among Law's breakout picks. Getty Images

Every March, I post a list of players who I think are primed for significant upticks in their performances in the coming season. These are players who've already lost their rookie status but either haven't performed at all in the majors or perhaps just haven't lived up to expectations. Last year's list had several players who did indeed break out, including Anthony Rendon, Drew Smyly, Tyler Skaggs (prior to his injury) and Adam Eaton, as well as Wily Peralta, whose peripherals didn't improve quite enough to call it a “breakout” but who at least had a better year.

This year's list has