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DET "Expected" Batting Results, 2017


About These Stats:

The form of "projection" used is very simple: each man's career numbers are pro-rated by his actual number of appearances to date this season; those data, labelled "proj:" are shown along with the man's actual stats from this year to date. At the bottom of the Table, each set of lines—"projected" and actual—is separately summed to get Team Totals for each dataset.

Note that "career to date" includes each man's stats for the current year: "to date" is literally correct. For veteran players, that matters little, but for rookies or players with litle prior major-league experience, it means that the "projection" will perforce nearly or exactly match the actual stats to date. That seems like the best way to deal with newly arrived players' stats.

Note that owing to rounding in the pro-rating process, projected total PA (plate appearances) may occasionally differ by 1.

Below the player/team table is a smaller table showing a few key team "rate" stats (such as batting average) actual and projected.

The Actual Data:

Through games of Friday, 18 August 2017.
All results are from true, unadjusted data.

Handedness Key:   + R   * L   # S

(You can also look up the stat definitions.)

Batters, listed in alphabetical order:
Each name is a click-on link to that man's career stats.

(or see the data for Pitching)


Man AB H 2B 3B HR BB SF SH HBP SO SB CS PA
Adduci, Jim 2017: 83 20 6 2 1 10 0 0 0 27 1 1 93
Adduci, Jim proj: 83 17 4 1 1 9 1 0 0 24 2 1 93
Avila, Alex 2017: 219 60 11 0 11 43 1 0 1 80 0 1 264
Avila, Alex proj: 224 54 12 1 8 37 2 1 1 73 1 1 265
Boyd, Matthew 2017: 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Boyd, Matthew proj: 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Cabrera, Miguel 2017: 382 98 20 0 13 49 3 0 3 90 0 1 437
Cabrera, Miguel proj: 381 121 25 1 21 49 4 0 3 74 2 1 437
Candelario, Jeimer 2017: 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Candelario, Jeimer proj: 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Castellanos, Nicholas 2017: 464 114 22 9 16 37 3 0 5 123 3 2 509
Castellanos, Nicholas proj: 468 122 26 5 14 33 5 0 3 125 1 2 509
Collins, Tyler 2017: 130 26 4 1 4 16 0 0 0 46 0 4 146
Collins, Tyler proj: 133 32 5 2 4 12 0 0 1 36 1 2 146
Fulmer, Michael 2017: 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Fulmer, Michael proj: 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
Hicks, John 2017: 98 30 10 0 4 6 1 0 0 26 1 1 105
Hicks, John proj: 98 25 9 0 3 5 1 1 0 33 1 1 105
Iglesias, Jose 2017: 359 89 23 1 4 16 1 3 1 49 6 3 380
Iglesias, Jose proj: 349 94 18 1 3 18 2 4 6 46 6 4 379
Jones, JaCoby 2017: 51 7 1 1 1 4 0 0 2 26 1 1 57
Jones, JaCoby proj: 53 9 3 1 1 3 0 0 1 25 1 1 57
Kinsler, Ian 2017: 407 100 19 3 12 44 0 0 5 53 11 4 456
Kinsler, Ian proj: 407 112 23 3 14 39 3 2 5 56 14 4 456
Machado, Dixon 2017: 99 29 1 1 1 7 2 1 0 16 0 0 109
Machado, Dixon proj: 96 25 2 1 1 9 1 2 0 19 1 0 108
Mahtook, Mikie 2017: 255 77 12 4 9 17 2 0 4 59 2 0 278
Mahtook, Mikie proj: 257 68 12 2 10 14 1 1 4 75 3 2 277
Martinez, J.D. 2017: 200 61 13 2 16 29 3 0 0 54 2 0 232
Martinez, J.D. proj: 210 59 12 1 10 19 2 0 1 58 1 1 232
Martinez, Victor 2017: 372 96 16 0 10 34 2 0 5 58 0 0 413
Martinez, Victor proj: 368 110 22 0 13 38 4 0 3 45 0 0 413
McCann, James 2017: 241 63 11 0 11 19 3 1 6 59 1 0 270
McCann, James proj: 250 62 10 2 8 15 2 2 3 65 1 1 272
Presley, Alex 2017: 121 38 7 0 1 11 0 2 0 24 3 0 134
Presley, Alex proj: 125 32 5 2 3 8 0 1 1 25 3 2 135
Romine, Andrew 2017: 234 53 10 2 4 18 1 2 4 53 5 4 259
Romine, Andrew proj: 234 55 7 1 2 17 1 5 3 55 9 3 260
Sanchez, Anibal 2017: 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Sanchez, Anibal proj: 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Upton, Justin 2017: 418 119 34 0 25 53 1 0 3 126 10 5 475
Upton, Justin proj: 418 113 23 3 19 48 3 0 4 117 11 4 473
Verlander, Justin 2017: 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3
Verlander, Justin proj: 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3
Zimmermann, Jordan 2017: 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
Zimmermann, Jordan proj: 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
den Dekker, Matt 2017: 7 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 8
den Dekker, Matt proj: 7 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 8
2017 TEAM TOTALS: 4156 1083 220 26 143 414 23 9 39 979 46 27 4641
PROJECTED: 4175 1114 218 27 135 374 32 20 39 959 58 30 4640
difference: -19 -31 +2 -1 +8 +40 -9 -11 0 +20 -12 -3 +1
Man AB H 2B 3B HR BB SF SH HBP SO SB CS PA


Assorted Team Stats:
Stat Actual Projected
Batting Average: .261 .267
Slugging Average: .429 .429
Walks (per PA): .089 .081
SOs (per PA): .211 .207
On-Base Average: .331 .329
Power Factor: 1.65 1.61
OPS: .760 .758
TOP Runs (to date): 576 575

Runs differential:
Actual TOP 1 more than Projected TOP.




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