BATTERS: Very early slow start sells, 2023

It's hard to shop hitters who are off to slow starts in many leagues, as fantasy managers often are scared to pick up bad stats early in the season.

That said, hitters with big warts in their skills that have been building for a while can present a good opportunity to avoid further bad stats, especially in non-keeper leagues.

Here is a closer look at 10 batters who are off to slow starts that are poor bets for significant rebounds.
 

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Christian Arroyo (2B, BOS) delivered a good batting average in 2022 (.286 BA). That mark has been trimmed by nearly 100 points in 2023 (.189 BA). An eight-point reduction from his prior two-year hit rate baseline certainly has contributed to that downfall. Still, there's little hope that he...

Almost!

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