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Baseballs Most Unlucky Hitters

The following is a list of players in the MLB who are hitting line drives in more than 20% of their ABs, but have a BABIP below league average. These are players that you might want to consider holding onto if you own them, or trying to acquire on the cheap as their luck could change, soon....hopefully!

Baseballs Luckiest Hitters
Ben Revere, George Springer and Giancarlo Stanton have hit their way off the list.  Revere hit .286 in May and .343 in June!  Springer hit .247 in May and has caught fire in June, hitting .385 and is now the Astros leadoff hitter.  Stanton was awful in May, hitting .185 but June has been very kind.  He already has 7 home runs this month and is hitting .350. 

Curtis GrandersonMets27.70%0.291
Brian DozierTwins27.30%0.289
Chase HeadleyYankees26.90%0.289
Ryan HowardPhillies26.70%0.281
Alcides EscobarRoyals26.30%0.288
Elvis AndrusRangers24.50%0.264
Miguel MonteroCubs24.50%0.276
Kyle SeagerMariners24.30%0.287
Daniel MurphyMets24.00%0.291
Robinson CanoMariners23.80%0.283
Josh HarrisonPirates23.50%0.291
Andrelton SimmonsBraves23.20%0.275
Starling MartePirates22.80%0.282
Carlos GonzalezRockies22.80%0.283
Logan ForsytheRays22.70%0.295
Salvador PerezRoyals22.70%0.294
Wilmer FloresMets22.40%0.242
Billy HamiltonReds22.10%0.250
Caleb JosephOrioles22.10%0.287
Todd FrazierReds21.90%0.289
Buster PoseyGiants21.90%0.295
Chris DavisOrioles21.90%0.282
David PeraltaDiamondbacks21.70%0.282
Hanley RamirezRed Sox21.40%0.266
J.T. RealmutoMarlins21.40%0.273
Chris CoghlanCubs21.20%0.252
Shin-Soo ChooRangers21.10%0.297
Will MiddlebrooksPadres21.10%0.250
Pablo SandovalRed Sox21.10%0.269
Steve PearceOrioles21.00%0.223
Nick CastellanosTigers20.90%0.292
Brad MillerMariners20.90%0.282
Chris CarterAstros20.50%0.271
Carlos BeltranYankees20.50%0.279
Wilson RamosNationals20.50%0.286
Lonnie ChisenhallIndians20.50%0.231
David OrtizRed Sox20.40%0.231

Stats via FanGraphs That's The Way Baseball Go