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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 Friday, 26 May 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: 13 5 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 17
Adrianza, Ehire proj: 15 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 16
Buxton, Byron 2017: 125 23 3 1 2 14 0 1 1 49 6 1 141
Buxton, Byron proj: 128 27 7 2 3 10 1 2 1 49 4 1 142
Castro, Jason 2017: 108 22 6 0 3 17 0 0 1 32 0 0 126
Castro, Jason proj: 112 26 6 0 3 12 1 0 1 34 0 0 126
Dozier, Brian 2017: 162 41 10 0 6 21 1 0 2 36 7 5 186
Dozier, Brian proj: 165 41 9 1 7 17 2 1 2 36 5 2 187
Escobar, Eduardo 2017: 87 20 4 0 4 6 1 0 1 18 0 0 95
Escobar, Eduardo proj: 88 22 5 1 2 6 1 1 0 19 0 0 96
Gimenez, Chris 2017: 49 9 3 0 1 7 0 0 1 16 0 0 57
Gimenez, Chris proj: 50 11 2 0 1 6 0 1 0 14 0 0 57
Grossman, Robbie 2017: 106 28 4 0 4 25 0 0 0 21 1 0 131
Grossman, Robbie proj: 113 29 5 0 3 17 0 1 1 32 2 1 132
Kepler, Max 2017: 145 38 11 1 5 19 1 0 2 30 3 1 167
Kepler, Max proj: 147 35 8 1 6 16 2 0 1 34 2 1 166
Mauer, Joe 2017: 142 38 8 0 2 15 0 0 1 19 0 0 158
Mauer, Joe proj: 137 42 8 1 3 19 1 0 0 20 1 0 157
Polanco, Jorge 2017: 149 38 11 0 2 13 3 0 0 15 2 1 165
Polanco, Jorge proj: 149 41 10 2 2 12 2 1 1 23 3 1 165
Rosario, Eddie 2017: 141 35 6 2 3 5 1 1 0 28 1 2 148
Rosario, Eddie proj: 141 37 6 3 4 5 1 1 0 36 3 2 148
Sano, Miguel 2017: 154 45 8 2 11 30 0 0 0 69 0 0 184
Sano, Miguel proj: 158 40 9 1 10 25 1 0 0 66 0 0 184
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
Vargas, Kennys 2017: 78 22 5 0 5 3 1 0 0 17 0 0 82
Vargas, Kennys proj: 75 19 4 0 4 6 1 0 0 23 0 0 82
2017 TEAM TOTALS: 1484 369 81 6 49 179 9 2 9 359 21 10 1683
PROJECTED: 1502 379 81 12 48 153 13 8 7 395 21 8 1683
difference: -18 -10 0 -6 +1 +26 -4 -6 +2 -36 0 +2 0
Man AB H 2B 3B HR BB SF SH HBP SO SB CS PA


Assorted Team Stats:
Stat Actual Projected
Batting Average: .249 .252
Slugging Average: .410 .418
Walks (per PA): .106 .091
SOs (per PA): .213 .235
On-Base Average: .331 .320
Power Factor: 1.65 1.66
OPS: .741 .738
TOP Runs (to date): 200 199

Runs differential:
Actual TOP 1 more than Projected TOP.




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