SPECULATOR: The BF23 UP: list—Batters

Within the player boxes of the 2023 Baseball Forecaster, we offer some UP: (and DN:) -side projections that are intended to reflect a ceiling (or floor) beyond the accompanying 2022 projection. As described in the book:

Upside (UP) and downside (DN) statistical potential appears for some players; these are less grounded in hard data and more speculative of skills potential.

Speculative? Sounds a lot like what we do in this space! 

But rather than re-hash the reasons behind these "UP:" projections—they're laid out well enough in the player boxes—we'll instead offer updated thoughts on those whose outlooks have changed since press time; be it through trades, free agency, injury updates, etc. The full list of batters is included below with...

Almost!

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