SPECULATOR: Hidden injuries, 2023

Sure, Lourdes Gurriel isn't a massive power hitter, but zero home runs in over 200 plate appearances to end the 2022 season? C'mon. Something is up.2

Roughly six weeks later, it was revealed that Gurriel had surgery on that same wrist, which led us to this write-up in the 2023 Baseball Forecaster:

October news that he underwent wrist surgery was an "Aha!" moment for those of us who had spent all year wondering where his power had gone. Didn't muster a single HR after July 1. Another reminder...

Almost!

You’re just a few clicks away from accessing this feature and hundreds more throughout the year that have a singular goal in mind: Winning your league. Subscribe to BaseballHQ.com here!

Already a subscriber? Sign in here

More From Speculator

With 3-4 starts behind us, let's speculate on some early sub-indicator risers and fallers.
Apr 17 2024 3:03am
Adley Rutschman has a perfect "AAa" QBaB score early on.
Apr 10 2024 3:05am
Baseball is back, so let's play a little loose with some speculations from the weekend
Apr 3 2024 3:05am
Our annual Opening Day Eve exercise looks at possible HR, SB, BA, ERA, and K leaders outside the Top 200.
Mar 27 2024 3:10am
If history is any indication, they'll come from all stages of the draft.
Mar 20 2024 3:06am

Tools