BATTERS: Very early slow start holds, 2023

It can be tempting to cut bait on hitters who have gotten off to slow starts. Resisting the urge to is often difficult, since we all want to get off to quick starts in our leagues. But it's a decision that can help you enjoy the ride up when skilled bats turn things around.

Let's take a closer look at several hitters in each league who stand great shots at rebounding from their early swoons, keeping in mind that small sample sizes can easily lead fantasy managers to make cut decisions they will later regret.


Javier Báez (SS, DET) has endured a miserable start to 2023. A recent baserunning mistake brought him out of a game early, which may have been a relief to his owners given his current .184 BA, 0 HR, 5 RBI, and .504...


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