BATTERS: Sub-.700 OPS targets, 2022

Batters are posting an average production level of .683 OPS so far in 2022. That said, some bats that are producing below that level are carrying batted ball or plate control profiles that should warrant your attention, especially in deep leagues.

Let's take a closer look at the most intriguing sub-.700 OPS batters, with a focus on those who are likely available in deep leagues.


Christian Bethancourt (1B/C/DH, TAM) has slowly watched his production awaken in 2022. Check out his OPS by month: .481, .637, .807, .737. His batted ball profile supports the levels he has shown during the past couple of months, and even gives him more upside than that (91.6 mph EV, 13.1% Brl%). He remains a very intriguing second catcher...


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