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KAN "Expected" Batting Results, 2018


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 Wednesday, 25 April 2018.
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
Almonte, Abraham 2018: 33 8 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 6 1 0 35
Almonte, Abraham proj: 32 8 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 8 1 0 34
Butera, Drew 2018: 44 8 2 0 0 5 1 0 1 13 0 0 51
Butera, Drew proj: 46 9 2 0 1 3 0 1 1 11 0 0 51
Cuthbert, Cheslor 2018: 63 15 2 0 0 7 1 0 2 12 0 1 73
Cuthbert, Cheslor proj: 68 17 4 0 1 5 0 0 0 14 0 0 73
Duda, Lucas 2018: 73 17 1 0 3 4 0 0 2 19 0 0 79
Duda, Lucas proj: 68 16 4 0 4 9 1 0 1 19 0 0 79
Escobar, Alcides 2018: 75 15 5 1 1 6 1 0 2 8 1 0 84
Escobar, Alcides proj: 78 20 3 1 1 3 0 1 1 11 3 1 83
Gallagher, Cam 2018: 24 5 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 25
Gallagher, Cam proj: 23 5 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 25
Goins, Ryan 2018: 29 6 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 11 0 0 31
Goins, Ryan proj: 28 6 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 0 0 30
Gordon, Alex 2018: 31 7 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 1 0 32
Gordon, Alex proj: 28 7 2 0 1 3 0 0 0 7 1 0 31
Jay, Jon 2018: 80 20 2 1 0 11 0 0 1 16 1 2 92
Jay, Jon proj: 82 23 4 0 1 6 0 1 2 15 1 1 91
Merrifield, Whit 2018: 87 22 3 0 3 8 1 1 1 16 2 2 98
Merrifield, Whit proj: 91 26 5 1 2 5 1 0 1 16 4 1 98
Moustakas, Mike 2018: 92 28 5 1 7 4 0 0 0 13 0 0 96
Moustakas, Mike proj: 88 22 5 0 4 6 1 0 1 15 0 0 96
Orlando, Paulo 2018: 47 9 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 12 0 0 49
Orlando, Paulo proj: 47 13 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 11 1 0 49
Perez, Salvador 2018: 8 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 8
Perez, Salvador proj: 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 8
Soler, Jorge 2018: 58 15 4 0 1 13 1 0 1 19 0 1 73
Soler, Jorge proj: 64 16 3 0 2 7 1 0 1 20 0 0 73
2018 TEAM TOTALS: 744 176 31 3 18 66 5 1 10 158 6 6 826
PROJECTED: 751 190 38 3 19 54 4 3 9 159 11 3 821
difference: -7 -14 -7 0 -1 +12 +1 -2 +1 -1 -5 +3 +5
Man AB H 2B 3B HR BB SF SH HBP SO SB CS PA


Assorted Team Stats:
Stat Actual Projected
Batting Average: .237 .253
Slugging Average: .359 .387
Walks (per PA): .080 .065
SOs (per PA): .191 .192
On-Base Average: .305 .308
Power Factor: 1.52 1.53
OPS: .664 .696
TOP Runs (to date): 81 88

Runs differential:
Actual TOP 7 less than Projected TOP.




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