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LAA "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 Monday, 17 September 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
Arcia, Francisco 2018: 81 18 4 0 5 1 0 0 2 22 1 0 84
Arcia, Francisco proj: 81 18 4 0 5 1 0 0 2 22 1 0 84
Barria, Jaime 2018: 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
Barria, Jaime proj: 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
Blash, Jabari 2018: 32 4 1 0 0 5 1 0 0 21 1 1 38
Blash, Jabari proj: 32 6 1 0 1 5 0 0 0 15 0 0 37
Briceno, Jose 2018: 105 25 2 0 3 7 0 1 1 32 0 1 114
Briceno, Jose proj: 105 25 2 0 3 7 0 1 1 32 0 1 114
Calhoun, Kole 2018: 454 97 15 2 19 47 6 0 1 122 6 2 508
Calhoun, Kole proj: 455 115 21 2 16 45 4 1 4 106 4 2 509
Cowart, Kaleb 2018: 73 9 5 0 0 9 0 0 1 29 1 0 83
Cowart, Kaleb proj: 75 13 4 0 1 6 0 1 1 24 1 1 83
Cozart, Zack 2018: 224 49 13 2 5 19 3 0 7 42 0 0 253
Cozart, Zack proj: 231 58 12 2 7 17 2 2 2 41 2 0 254
Despaigne, Odrisamer 2018: 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Despaigne, Odrisamer proj: 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Fernandez, Jose 2018: 92 25 5 0 2 2 0 0 0 12 1 0 94
Fernandez, Jose proj: 92 25 5 0 2 2 0 0 0 12 1 0 94
Fletcher, David 2018: 284 78 18 2 1 15 2 3 3 34 3 0 307
Fletcher, David proj: 284 78 18 2 1 15 2 3 3 34 3 0 307
Fontana, Nolan 2018: 11 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 6 0 0 12
Fontana, Nolan proj: 11 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 12
Graterol, Juan 2018: 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Graterol, Juan proj: 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Heaney, Andrew 2018: 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 8
Heaney, Andrew proj: 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 8
Hermosillo, Michael 2018: 44 8 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 13 0 1 47
Hermosillo, Michael proj: 44 8 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 13 0 1 47
Hudson, Joe 2018: 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Hudson, Joe proj: 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Kinsler, Ian 2018: 355 85 20 0 13 30 2 0 4 40 9 4 391
Kinsler, Ian proj: 349 95 20 2 12 33 3 2 4 48 12 3 391
Maldonado, Martin 2018: 265 59 14 0 5 13 1 1 10 73 0 1 290
Maldonado, Martin proj: 260 57 11 0 8 19 1 3 7 71 0 1 290
Marte, Jefry 2018: 174 38 6 1 5 9 0 0 1 36 1 1 184
Marte, Jefry proj: 167 37 8 0 7 13 1 1 3 40 1 1 185
McGuire, Deck 2018: 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
McGuire, Deck proj: 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Ohtani, Shohei 2018: 283 82 20 2 20 34 0 0 2 91 9 4 320
Ohtani, Shohei proj: 283 82 20 2 20 34 0 0 2 91 9 4 319
Pena, Felix 2018: 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
Pena, Felix proj: 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
Pujols, Albert 2018: 465 114 20 0 19 28 3 0 2 65 1 0 498
Pujols, Albert proj: 435 131 27 1 27 55 5 0 4 52 5 2 499
Rivera, Rene 2018: 82 20 4 0 4 4 0 0 1 32 0 0 87
Rivera, Rene proj: 80 18 4 0 2 5 1 1 1 23 0 0 88
Schimpf, Ryan 2018: 5 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 7
Schimpf, Ryan proj: 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 7
Simmons, Andrelton 2018: 519 153 24 4 11 33 5 1 5 38 9 2 563
Simmons, Andrelton proj: 519 140 24 3 9 35 4 2 3 50 8 3 563
Trout, Mike 2018: 437 139 24 4 34 115 4 0 10 116 23 2 567
Trout, Mike proj: 470 144 27 5 29 84 5 0 8 121 23 4 567
Upton, Justin 2018: 502 132 16 1 30 59 6 0 8 162 7 2 575
Upton, Justin proj: 506 136 27 3 24 59 4 0 6 145 12 5 575
Valbuena, Luis 2018: 266 53 9 0 9 19 2 0 1 100 3 0 288
Valbuena, Luis proj: 254 57 14 1 9 30 2 1 2 64 1 1 289
Ward, Taylor 2018: 98 18 3 0 3 7 0 0 2 36 0 0 107
Ward, Taylor proj: 98 18 3 0 3 7 0 0 2 36 0 0 107
Young Jr., Eric 2018: 101 22 4 2 1 5 1 0 1 26 4 1 108
Young Jr., Eric proj: 97 24 4 1 1 8 0 1 1 20 9 2 107
Young, Chris 2018: 113 19 2 1 6 11 1 1 2 37 2 0 128
Young, Chris proj: 113 27 7 1 5 13 1 0 1 29 3 1 128
2018 TEAM TOTALS: 5092 1251 232 21 197 476 37 7 66 1197 81 22 5680
PROJECTED: 5072 1315 266 25 193 497 35 20 59 1103 95 32 5683
difference: +20 -64 -34 -4 +4 -21 +2 -13 +7 +94 -14 -10 -3
Man AB H 2B 3B HR BB SF SH HBP SO SB CS PA


Assorted Team Stats:
Stat Actual Projected
Batting Average: .246 .259
Slugging Average: .416 .436
Walks (per PA): .084 .088
SOs (per PA): .211 .194
On-Base Average: .316 .329
Power Factor: 1.69 1.68
OPS: .731 .765
TOP Runs (to date): 671 723

Runs differential:
Actual TOP 52 less than Projected TOP.




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