BATTERS: Early buy-low targets, 2023

Hitters that have hurt you with bad early stats can be easy to view as guys to avoid or sell low. After all, we want to accumulate as few bad or empty stats as possible while the season is still young. But doing so locks in those losses and prevents you from enjoying the ride back up.

Let's take a closer look at a bunch of sub-.700 OPS batters in each league who represent good early buy-low opportunities, with a focus on those who could be available in deep leagues.


Triston Casas (1B, BOS) has been a drain to fantasy managers who expected him to be an impact rookie bat (.183 BA, .688 OPS in 140 PA). Fortunately, the quality of his batted balls has been very strong (91.0 mph EV, 12.3% Brl%). His 21% h% is the 26th...


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