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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!
Granderson finds himself at the top of the list again, but his luck has changed in June, hitting .279.  Chase Headley, Alcides Escobar, Josh Harrison, Starling Marte, Logan Forsythe and Pablo Sandoval all hit their way off list, raising their BABIP over .300.  Chris Carter still owns a BABIP below .300, but his LD% fell to 18.5%. 

Curtis Granderson27.20%0.298
Ryan Howard27.10%0.274
Martin Prado25.70%0.298
Josh Reddick25.40%0.294
Brian Dozier25.10%0.282
Chris Davis24.70%0.297
Joe Mauer24.30%0.293
Robinson Cano24.00%0.287
Kyle Seager22.90%0.274
Andrelton Simmons22.90%0.285
Ian Kinsler22.70%0.297
Billy Hamilton22.50%0.261
Salvador Perez22.40%0.281
Wilmer Flores22.20%0.243
Brandon Moss22.20%0.288
Omar Infante22.10%0.276
David Ortiz22.00%0.232
Carlos Beltran22.00%0.296
Jay Bruce21.90%0.277
Elvis Andrus21.80%0.274
Hanley Ramirez21.70%0.277
Jimmy Rollins21.60%0.228
Will Middlebrooks21.30%0.254
Brad Miller21.30%0.266
Adam Eaton21.30%0.292
Shin-Soo Choo21.20%0.288
Buster Posey21.00%0.288
Nick Castellanos21.00%0.288
Carlos Gonzalez20.80%0.260
Melky Cabrera20.80%0.276
Todd Frazier20.80%0.287
Chris Coghlan20.40%0.278
Dexter Fowler20.40%0.284
Giancarlo Stanton20.40%0.296
Wilson Ramos20.40%0.299
Gregory Polanco20.10%0.291
Mark Teixeira20.00%0.232

Carlos Gonzalez (.078), David Ortiz, Dexter Fowler, Jimmy Rollins, Shin-Soo Choo, Hanley Ramirez, Mark Teixeira and Joe Mauer are all hitting .050 or more below their career BABIP.


Ian Kinsler, Josh Reddick and Andrelton Simmons own a BABIP above their career average.

Stats via FanGraphs That's The Way Baseball Go