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PIT "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 Sunday, 17 June 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
Bell, Josh 2018: 249 61 16 3 4 32 4 0 0 54 0 2 285
Bell, Josh proj: 250 64 13 2 9 32 3 0 0 51 1 2 285
Brault, Steven 2018: 13 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 13
Brault, Steven proj: 13 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
Cervelli, Francisco 2018: 166 42 7 3 9 29 3 0 9 42 0 2 207
Cervelli, Francisco proj: 178 49 8 1 3 21 2 2 4 38 1 1 207
Diaz, Elias 2018: 93 28 3 0 5 7 1 0 0 10 0 0 101
Diaz, Elias proj: 94 23 6 0 2 6 1 0 0 16 0 0 101
Dickerson, Corey 2018: 250 77 18 3 5 11 2 0 3 32 3 2 266
Dickerson, Corey proj: 247 70 16 3 11 16 1 0 1 58 2 2 265
Frazier, Adam 2018: 135 32 3 2 3 14 0 1 2 22 0 2 152
Frazier, Adam proj: 136 37 6 2 2 12 1 0 2 21 3 2 151
Freese, David 2018: 104 28 4 0 4 11 2 0 1 24 0 0 118
Freese, David proj: 105 29 5 0 3 10 1 0 2 27 0 0 118
Glasnow, Tyler 2018: 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
Glasnow, Tyler proj: 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Harrison, Josh 2018: 153 45 5 1 4 8 3 0 4 23 2 0 168
Harrison, Josh proj: 155 44 9 2 3 7 1 1 3 25 4 2 167
Holmes, Clay 2018: 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Holmes, Clay proj: 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Kingham, Nick 2018: 10 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 12
Kingham, Nick proj: 10 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 12
Kuhl, Chad 2018: 20 3 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 5 0 0 26
Kuhl, Chad proj: 23 3 1 0 0 1 0 3 0 8 0 0 27
Marte, Starling 2018: 228 65 10 4 8 19 3 0 1 51 13 4 251
Marte, Starling proj: 229 66 11 3 6 13 1 1 7 54 16 5 251
Meadows, Austin 2018: 92 30 6 2 5 4 1 0 0 14 3 1 97
Meadows, Austin proj: 92 30 6 2 5 4 1 0 0 14 3 1 97
Mercer, Jordy 2018: 217 57 15 2 4 19 3 0 4 43 0 0 243
Mercer, Jordy proj: 220 56 12 1 5 18 1 2 2 39 1 1 243
Moran, Colin 2018: 194 53 11 0 7 25 3 0 3 37 0 1 225
Moran, Colin proj: 196 52 10 1 7 23 3 0 3 40 0 1 225
Moroff, Max 2018: 37 8 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 19 0 0 39
Moroff, Max proj: 34 7 1 0 1 4 0 0 1 14 0 0 39
Musgrove, Joe 2018: 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 9
Musgrove, Joe proj: 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 9
Nova, Ivan 2018: 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 12 0 0 26
Nova, Ivan proj: 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 15 0 0 26
Osuna, Jose 2018: 29 7 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 30
Osuna, Jose proj: 28 7 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 29
Polanco, Gregory 2018: 218 46 18 1 9 31 4 0 3 60 3 1 258
Polanco, Gregory proj: 232 57 13 1 7 23 2 0 1 49 8 3 258
Rodriguez, Richard 2018: 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
Rodriguez, Richard proj: 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
Rodriguez, Sean 2018: 107 17 4 1 3 18 0 0 1 40 1 0 126
Rodriguez, Sean proj: 112 25 5 1 3 9 1 2 3 33 2 1 127
Romero, Enny 2018: 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Romero, Enny proj: 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Taillon, Jameson 2018: 23 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 9 0 0 26
Taillon, Jameson proj: 23 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 10 0 0 26
Williams, Trevor 2018: 22 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 9 0 0 23
Williams, Trevor proj: 20 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 9 0 0 23
2018 TEAM TOTALS: 2399 609 125 22 74 232 29 12 33 523 25 15 2707
PROJECTED: 2434 629 126 19 68 202 19 20 30 536 41 21 2705
difference: -35 -20 -1 +3 +6 +30 +10 -8 +3 -13 -16 -6 +2
Man AB H 2B 3B HR BB SF SH HBP SO SB CS PA


Assorted Team Stats:
Stat Actual Projected
Batting Average: .254 .258
Slugging Average: .417 .410
Walks (per PA): .086 .075
SOs (per PA): .193 .198
On-Base Average: .323 .318
Power Factor: 1.64 1.59
OPS: .740 .728
TOP Runs (to date): 319 312

Runs differential:
Actual TOP 7 more than Projected TOP.




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