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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 Sunday, 24 September 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: 149 39 7 2 2 16 6 1 1 21 8 1 173
Adrianza, Ehire proj: 151 35 8 1 2 13 2 3 3 28 4 2 172
Berrios, Jose 2017: 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 5
Berrios, Jose proj: 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 5
Buxton, Byron 2017: 446 113 14 6 16 38 2 5 4 144 27 1 495
Buxton, Byron proj: 448 106 21 7 14 34 3 6 4 157 20 3 495
Castro, Jason 2017: 344 80 22 0 9 45 1 1 4 104 0 0 395
Castro, Jason proj: 351 81 20 1 11 39 2 1 3 108 1 0 396
Colon, Bartolo 2017: 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 5
Colon, Bartolo proj: 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 5
Dozier, Brian 2017: 604 158 27 4 32 74 2 0 8 138 16 7 688
Dozier, Brian proj: 608 151 33 3 27 65 5 2 7 134 16 5 687
Enns, Dietrich 2017: 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Enns, Dietrich proj: 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Escobar, Eduardo 2017: 436 109 15 4 20 33 3 1 5 94 5 1 478
Escobar, Eduardo proj: 440 111 24 3 11 29 3 3 3 94 3 2 478
Garver, Mitch 2017: 40 8 1 2 0 6 0 0 0 12 0 0 46
Garver, Mitch proj: 40 8 1 2 0 6 0 0 0 12 0 0 46
Gimenez, Chris 2017: 179 38 8 0 6 31 0 2 3 57 1 0 215
Gimenez, Chris proj: 187 41 9 0 5 23 1 3 1 53 1 1 215
Goodrum, Niko 2017: 12 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 0 0 13
Goodrum, Niko proj: 12 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 0 0 13
Granite, Zack 2017: 84 20 2 0 1 11 1 1 0 8 2 2 97
Granite, Zack proj: 84 20 2 0 1 11 1 1 0 8 2 2 97
Grossman, Robbie 2017: 365 91 22 1 9 67 2 2 3 75 3 1 439
Grossman, Robbie proj: 376 95 20 1 9 57 1 3 2 100 6 4 439
Kepler, Max 2017: 491 120 30 2 19 46 3 1 6 105 6 1 547
Kepler, Max proj: 489 117 27 2 20 48 4 1 5 110 7 2 547
Mauer, Joe 2017: 513 158 35 1 7 62 3 0 3 80 2 1 581
Mauer, Joe proj: 505 156 31 2 11 69 4 0 2 74 4 1 580
Polanco, Jorge 2017: 469 122 30 3 12 39 6 7 2 75 13 5 523
Polanco, Jorge proj: 470 126 30 5 10 39 6 6 3 80 12 5 524
Rosario, Eddie 2017: 522 150 31 2 26 35 8 4 0 101 9 8 569
Rosario, Eddie proj: 534 147 27 8 20 25 6 4 1 126 10 7 570
Sano, Miguel 2017: 416 111 15 2 28 54 1 0 4 170 0 0 475
Sano, Miguel proj: 412 105 20 1 26 59 2 0 2 170 1 0 475
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: 10 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 10
Santana, Ervin proj: 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 10
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: 232 61 13 0 11 19 1 0 2 72 0 0 254
Vargas, Kennys proj: 232 59 11 0 10 19 2 0 1 74 0 0 254
2017 TEAM TOTALS: 5350 1388 274 29 199 578 39 26 45 1278 93 28 6038
PROJECTED: 5386 1369 285 36 177 538 42 34 37 1350 88 34 6037
difference: -36 +19 -11 -7 +22 +40 -3 -8 +8 -72 +5 -6 +1
Man AB H 2B 3B HR BB SF SH HBP SO SB CS PA


Assorted Team Stats:
Stat Actual Projected
Batting Average: .259 .254
Slugging Average: .433 .419
Walks (per PA): .096 .089
SOs (per PA): .212 .224
On-Base Average: .333 .322
Power Factor: 1.67 1.65
OPS: .766 .741
TOP Runs (to date): 771 721

Runs differential:
Actual TOP 50 more than Projected TOP.




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