Players who've exceeded my expectations 

September, 18, 2012

Gio GonzalezScott Cunningham/Getty ImagesGio Gonzalez has cut down on his walk rate while improving his strikeout rate this season.
Players change all the time, and my opinions need to change with them. A player might get stronger or weaker, might change his mechanics, might acquire a new skill, or he might not change at all - I may have just come up with an incorrect evaluation. Here are five notable big leaguers who have shown themselves to be better than what I projected for them coming into the 2012 season.

Gio Gonzalez, LHP