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KAN "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
Bonifacio, Jorge 2017: 17 5 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 18
Bonifacio, Jorge proj: 17 5 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 18
Butera, Drew 2017: 16 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 17
Butera, Drew proj: 15 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 16
Cain, Lorenzo 2017: 72 20 4 0 0 14 0 0 1 16 6 0 87
Cain, Lorenzo proj: 80 23 4 1 1 6 1 0 1 17 4 1 88
Colon, Christian 2017: 11 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 12
Colon, Christian proj: 11 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 12
Cuthbert, Cheslor 2017: 29 4 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 7 0 0 31
Cuthbert, Cheslor proj: 29 8 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 6 0 0 31
Escobar, Alcides 2017: 74 13 4 0 0 3 0 1 0 18 0 0 78
Escobar, Alcides proj: 73 19 3 1 1 3 0 1 1 10 3 1 78
Gordon, Alex 2017: 80 15 3 0 0 6 0 0 3 20 0 1 89
Gordon, Alex proj: 78 21 5 0 2 9 1 0 1 19 1 1 89
Hosmer, Eric 2017: 82 18 1 1 1 6 0 0 0 12 0 0 88
Hosmer, Eric proj: 80 22 4 0 2 7 1 0 0 14 1 0 88
Merrifield, Whit 2017: 25 6 0 1 1 3 0 0 1 4 1 0 29
Merrifield, Whit proj: 27 8 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 6 1 0 29
Mondesi, Raul 2017: 39 4 0 0 1 3 0 4 0 16 5 2 46
Mondesi, Raul proj: 41 7 0 1 1 2 0 2 0 15 3 1 45
Moustakas, Mike 2017: 76 21 3 0 7 4 0 0 0 18 0 0 80
Moustakas, Mike proj: 73 18 4 0 3 5 1 0 1 13 0 0 80
Orlando, Paulo 2017: 47 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 15 1 1 50
Orlando, Paulo proj: 47 13 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 11 1 0 49
Perez, Salvador 2017: 73 17 1 0 5 3 1 0 0 16 0 0 77
Perez, Salvador proj: 73 20 4 0 3 3 1 0 1 11 0 0 78
2017 TEAM TOTALS: 641 134 17 2 17 47 1 6 6 152 13 4 702
PROJECTED: 644 170 32 4 16 43 5 3 6 130 14 4 701
difference: -3 -36 -15 -2 +1 +4 -4 +3 0 +22 -1 0 +1
Man AB H 2B 3B HR BB SF SH HBP SO SB CS PA


Assorted Team Stats:
Stat Actual Projected
Batting Average: .209 .264
Slugging Average: .321 .401
Walks (per PA): .067 .061
SOs (per PA): .217 .185
On-Base Average: .266 .312
Power Factor: 1.54 1.52
OPS: .588 .713
TOP Runs (to date): 59 79

Runs differential:
Actual TOP 20 less than Projected TOP.




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