SPECULATOR: Fighting recency bias—batters

Regression is our game's most powerful force.

Once you display a skill, you own it.

We can't repeat these BHQ-isms enough (though we try). Putting stock in a player's most recent performance to guide your decisions—often referred to as recency bias—is a natural tendency. Resist the urge. Fighting off recency bias can give you a leg up on draft day.

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