Gambles, 2024

This column will help you identify batters who might be overvalued heading into draft day. We'll do so by looking at batters whose returns in 2023 were not backed by strong underlying skill support.

Here are the batters who had the lowest average exit velocity (EV) among those who earned at least $5 last season:

PlayerPosLgADP bb%ct%Eye xPXSPDEV 
Esteury RuizCFAL121 4%78%0.20 4410182.7 
Sal FrelickRFNL289 13%81%0.76 5410483.3 
Jake FraleyRFNL341 10%79%0.52 836384.5 
Andrés Giménez2BAL112 6%80%0.28 8311584.8 
Kris Bryant1BNL266 9%77%0.43 1278585.7 
Thairo Estrada2BNL135 4%76%0.18 8810585.9 
Harrison BaderCFNL483 8%91%1.00 610385.9 
Jeff McNeil2BNL300 6%89%0.58 5712886.0 
Steven KwanLFAL209 10%88%0.92 3212486.0 


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