Nine MLB Players Under Most Pressure To Succeed During 2016 Season

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce HarperPressure is something most athletes will feel at one time, and it can be the result of many factors.

Producing after signing a hefty contract, rebounding from a tough season or trying to achieve lofty goals are just a few of the ways pressure is applied to athletes.

How athletes tackle such pressure can be the difference between greatness and mediocrity. Some players embrace it while other players fold in the face of it.

Thus, we decided to take a look at which Major League Baseball players will face the most pressure in 2016, for one reason or another.

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