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MIN "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 Wednesday, 21 June 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
Adrianza, Ehire 2017: 54 14 4 0 0 6 2 1 0 9 6 1 63
Adrianza, Ehire proj: 55 12 3 0 0 5 0 2 1 11 2 1 63
Berrios, Jose 2017: 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Berrios, Jose proj: 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Buxton, Byron 2017: 199 42 6 1 4 20 0 2 1 70 13 1 222
Buxton, Byron proj: 201 44 10 3 5 16 1 3 2 75 8 2 223
Castro, Jason 2017: 169 38 9 0 6 22 0 0 1 50 0 0 192
Castro, Jason proj: 171 40 10 1 5 19 1 0 1 52 0 0 192
Dozier, Brian 2017: 264 66 15 0 12 35 1 0 3 56 10 5 303
Dozier, Brian proj: 268 66 15 1 12 28 3 1 3 58 8 2 303
Escobar, Eduardo 2017: 150 45 8 0 7 11 1 0 1 26 1 0 163
Escobar, Eduardo proj: 151 39 9 1 3 10 1 1 1 31 1 1 164
Gimenez, Chris 2017: 79 17 4 0 3 16 0 0 1 25 1 0 96
Gimenez, Chris proj: 84 18 4 0 2 10 0 1 0 23 0 0 95
Grossman, Robbie 2017: 183 46 8 0 6 40 0 0 2 36 2 1 225
Grossman, Robbie proj: 193 49 9 0 5 29 0 1 1 53 3 2 224
Kepler, Max 2017: 237 61 14 1 8 23 1 0 2 48 3 1 263
Kepler, Max proj: 235 57 12 1 9 24 2 0 2 53 3 1 263
Mauer, Joe 2017: 225 62 14 0 4 24 0 0 1 38 0 0 250
Mauer, Joe proj: 217 67 13 1 5 30 2 0 1 32 2 1 250
Polanco, Jorge 2017: 198 48 11 1 2 16 4 1 0 26 2 1 219
Polanco, Jorge proj: 197 52 12 3 3 16 3 1 1 32 3 2 218
Rosario, Eddie 2017: 217 59 9 2 9 13 1 3 0 45 2 3 234
Rosario, Eddie proj: 221 59 10 4 7 9 2 2 0 56 4 2 234
Sano, Miguel 2017: 234 68 10 2 18 39 0 0 0 94 0 0 273
Sano, Miguel proj: 235 61 12 1 15 36 1 0 0 97 0 0 272
Santana, Danny 2017: 25 5 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 8 1 0 26
Santana, Danny proj: 24 6 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 1 0 25
Santana, Ervin 2017: 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
Santana, Ervin proj: 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4
Turley, Nik 2017: 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Turley, Nik proj: 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Vargas, Kennys 2017: 130 32 6 0 7 4 1 0 1 36 0 0 136
Vargas, Kennys proj: 125 31 6 0 6 9 1 0 1 39 0 0 136
2017 TEAM TOTALS: 2372 605 120 7 87 270 11 7 13 568 41 13 2673
PROJECTED: 2385 602 126 16 77 242 17 12 14 620 35 14 2670
difference: -13 +3 -6 -9 +10 +28 -6 -5 -1 -52 +6 -1 +3
Man AB H 2B 3B HR BB SF SH HBP SO SB CS PA


Assorted Team Stats:
Stat Actual Projected
Batting Average: .255 .252
Slugging Average: .422 .416
Walks (per PA): .101 .091
SOs (per PA): .212 .232
On-Base Average: .332 .321
Power Factor: 1.65 1.65
OPS: .754 .737
TOP Runs (to date): 333 315

Runs differential:
Actual TOP 18 more than Projected TOP.




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