Very early slow start holds, 2024

It can be tempting to cut bait on hitters who have gotten off to slow starts. Resisting the urge to do so often is 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 a bunch of guys 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 making cut decisions that they will later regret.

Hitters with 30+ PA have posted an average .712 OPS so far in 2024. Meanwhile, these sub-.650 OPS bats have posted the highest average exit velocities (EV):

NameLgTmOPSbb%ct%Eye EV LA Brl%h%
Miguel SanóALLAA.59912%52%


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