One of the most exciting parts of any new MLB season is watching the next wave of stars arrive with breakout performances.

Whether it’s a rookie making a major impact in his first campaign or an established MLB player taking that next step, there are always a handful of emerging stars each year.

The tricky part in the early-going is deciding whether a hot start over the first couple of weeks is the real deal or if significant regression will follow in the days and weeks to come.

Making that determination requires a long look into a player’s track record, keeping an eye out for any major regression indicators and taking into account any adjustments the player might have made in the offseason, such as tweaking his batting stance or adding a pitch.

So with all of that in mind, ahead is a look at 10 scorching MLB starts that could lead to legitimate breakout seasons in 2016.

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