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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 Sunday, 23 July 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: 47 14 4 2 0 6 0 0 0 12 1 0 53
Adduci, Jim proj: 47 10 2 1 0 5 1 0 0 13 2 0 53
Avila, Alex 2017: 206 58 11 0 11 43 1 0 1 73 0 1 251
Avila, Alex proj: 212 52 11 1 7 35 2 1 1 69 1 1 251
Boyd, Matthew 2017: 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Boyd, Matthew proj: 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Cabrera, Miguel 2017: 308 79 15 0 12 41 2 0 2 72 0 1 353
Cabrera, Miguel proj: 308 98 20 1 17 40 3 0 2 60 1 1 353
Castellanos, Nicholas 2017: 367 91 19 7 14 32 3 0 4 98 2 2 406
Castellanos, Nicholas proj: 373 97 21 4 12 27 4 0 2 100 1 2 406
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: 67 20 6 0 3 2 0 0 0 17 1 0 69
Hicks, John proj: 66 15 5 0 2 2 0 1 0 23 1 1 69
Iglesias, Jose 2017: 295 78 18 1 3 12 1 3 1 40 6 3 312
Iglesias, Jose proj: 287 78 14 1 2 15 2 4 5 38 5 3 313
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: 320 79 16 3 9 36 0 0 4 42 7 4 360
Kinsler, Ian proj: 321 88 18 2 11 31 3 2 4 44 11 3 361
Machado, Dixon 2017: 76 24 1 1 1 3 1 1 0 11 0 0 81
Machado, Dixon proj: 73 19 2 0 0 6 0 2 0 14 0 0 81
Mahtook, Mikie 2017: 167 48 8 2 6 5 1 0 1 40 1 0 174
Mahtook, Mikie proj: 164 41 8 1 6 6 1 1 2 50 2 1 174
Martinez, J.D. 2017: 200 61 13 2 16 29 3 0 0 54 2 0 232
Martinez, J.D. proj: 210 60 13 1 10 18 2 0 1 58 1 1 231
Martinez, Victor 2017: 295 77 12 0 8 29 2 0 3 44 0 0 329
Martinez, Victor proj: 293 88 17 0 10 30 3 0 2 36 0 0 328
McCann, James 2017: 168 38 9 0 9 17 3 1 4 48 0 0 193
McCann, James proj: 178 43 7 1 5 11 1 1 2 48 0 0 193
Presley, Alex 2017: 90 31 6 0 1 7 0 1 0 17 3 0 98
Presley, Alex proj: 91 24 3 1 2 5 0 1 0 18 2 1 97
Romine, Andrew 2017: 192 42 9 2 4 15 0 2 3 43 5 4 212
Romine, Andrew proj: 191 45 6 1 2 14 0 4 2 45 8 2 211
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: 329 92 28 0 16 43 0 0 3 95 9 4 375
Upton, Justin proj: 330 89 18 2 15 38 3 0 4 92 8 3 375
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: 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Zimmermann, Jordan proj: 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
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: 3326 867 180 22 118 341 17 8 28 788 38 24 3720
PROJECTED: 3347 891 173 20 106 299 25 18 29 776 45 22 3718
difference: -21 -24 +7 +2 +12 +42 -8 -10 -1 +12 -7 +2 +2
Man AB H 2B 3B HR BB SF SH HBP SO SB CS PA


Assorted Team Stats:
Stat Actual Projected
Batting Average: .261 .266
Slugging Average: .434 .425
Walks (per PA): .092 .080
SOs (per PA): .212 .209
On-Base Average: .332 .328
Power Factor: 1.67 1.6
OPS: .767 .753
TOP Runs (to date): 468 455

Runs differential:
Actual TOP 13 more than Projected TOP.




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