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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 Thursday, 27 April 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: 13 6 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 14
Adduci, Jim proj: 13 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 14
Avila, Alex 2017: 30 11 2 0 4 6 0 0 0 10 0 0 36
Avila, Alex proj: 31 7 2 0 1 5 0 0 0 10 0 0 36
Cabrera, Miguel 2017: 56 15 2 0 3 9 0 0 0 14 0 1 65
Cabrera, Miguel proj: 57 18 4 0 3 7 1 0 0 11 0 0 65
Castellanos, Nicholas 2017: 86 19 5 3 3 7 0 0 1 27 0 0 94
Castellanos, Nicholas proj: 87 23 5 1 3 6 1 0 0 23 0 0 94
Collins, Tyler 2017: 56 17 3 0 1 3 0 0 0 14 0 1 59
Collins, Tyler proj: 54 14 2 1 1 4 0 0 0 13 0 0 58
Hicks, John 2017: 14 7 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 15
Hicks, John proj: 14 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 0 0 15
Iglesias, Jose 2017: 48 12 5 0 1 2 0 1 0 6 2 0 51
Iglesias, Jose proj: 47 13 2 0 0 3 0 1 1 6 1 0 52
Jones, JaCoby 2017: 40 6 1 1 1 4 0 0 1 19 1 1 45
Jones, JaCoby proj: 42 7 2 1 1 2 0 0 1 19 1 1 45
Kinsler, Ian 2017: 73 17 2 0 3 14 0 0 1 14 1 0 88
Kinsler, Ian proj: 78 22 4 0 3 7 1 0 1 11 3 1 87
Machado, Dixon 2017: 17 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 20
Machado, Dixon proj: 17 3 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 4 0 0 20
Mahtook, Mikie 2017: 28 5 1 0 1 3 0 0 1 9 0 0 32
Mahtook, Mikie proj: 30 7 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 10 0 0 32
Martinez, Victor 2017: 75 16 2 0 0 6 1 0 1 14 0 0 83
Martinez, Victor proj: 74 22 4 0 3 8 1 0 1 9 0 0 84
McCann, James 2017: 52 9 0 0 5 9 1 0 0 12 0 0 62
McCann, James proj: 58 14 2 0 2 3 0 0 0 15 0 0 61
Romine, Andrew 2017: 52 13 4 0 1 2 0 0 1 13 0 2 55
Romine, Andrew proj: 50 12 1 0 0 3 0 1 1 12 2 1 55
Upton, Justin 2017: 59 16 4 0 4 10 0 0 1 18 1 1 70
Upton, Justin proj: 62 17 3 0 3 7 1 0 1 17 2 1 71
2017 TEAM TOTALS: 699 171 35 5 28 79 2 2 7 176 5 6 789
PROJECTED: 714 185 35 3 21 60 5 3 7 169 9 4 789
difference: -15 -14 0 +2 +7 +19 -3 -1 0 +7 -4 +2 0
Man AB H 2B 3B HR BB SF SH HBP SO SB CS PA


Assorted Team Stats:
Stat Actual Projected
Batting Average: .245 .259
Slugging Average: .429 .405
Walks (per PA): .100 .076
SOs (per PA): .223 .214
On-Base Average: .326 .319
Power Factor: 1.75 1.56
OPS: .755 .724
TOP Runs (to date): 96 91

Runs differential:
Actual TOP 5 more than Projected TOP.




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