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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 Wednesday, 25 April 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: 92 23 5 1 1 9 1 0 0 21 0 2 102
Bell, Josh proj: 90 23 5 1 4 11 1 0 0 18 0 1 102
Brault, Steven 2018: 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
Brault, Steven proj: 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
Cervelli, Francisco 2018: 65 19 4 2 3 8 1 0 3 12 0 0 77
Cervelli, Francisco proj: 67 18 3 1 1 8 1 1 1 14 0 0 78
Diaz, Elias 2018: 27 12 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 29
Diaz, Elias proj: 27 7 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 0 0 29
Dickerson, Corey 2018: 82 26 8 1 1 4 1 0 1 10 2 0 88
Dickerson, Corey proj: 82 23 5 1 4 5 0 0 0 20 1 1 87
Frazier, Adam 2018: 56 12 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 12 0 2 59
Frazier, Adam proj: 53 15 3 1 1 4 0 0 1 8 1 1 58
Freese, David 2018: 36 9 2 0 2 4 0 0 0 10 0 0 40
Freese, David proj: 36 10 2 0 1 3 0 0 1 9 0 0 40
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: 57 15 2 0 1 5 1 0 1 9 1 0 64
Harrison, Josh proj: 59 17 3 1 1 3 0 1 1 9 2 1 64
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
Kuhl, Chad 2018: 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 8
Kuhl, Chad proj: 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 8
Marte, Starling 2018: 93 26 3 3 3 13 0 0 0 19 7 2 106
Marte, Starling proj: 97 28 5 1 2 5 0 0 3 23 7 2 105
Mercer, Jordy 2018: 77 19 7 0 0 7 3 0 1 15 0 0 88
Mercer, Jordy proj: 80 20 4 0 2 7 1 1 1 14 0 0 90
Moran, Colin 2018: 68 20 4 0 2 7 1 0 0 14 0 1 76
Moran, Colin proj: 69 18 3 1 2 6 1 0 1 15 0 1 77
Moroff, Max 2018: 11 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 12
Moroff, Max proj: 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 11
Nova, Ivan 2018: 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 11
Nova, Ivan proj: 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 0 11
Osuna, Jose 2018: 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Osuna, Jose proj: 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
Polanco, Gregory 2018: 80 16 5 0 5 14 1 0 0 23 1 0 96
Polanco, Gregory proj: 87 22 5 0 3 8 1 0 0 18 3 1 96
Rodriguez, Sean 2018: 36 7 0 0 3 6 0 0 0 12 0 0 42
Rodriguez, Sean proj: 37 9 2 0 1 3 0 1 1 11 1 0 42
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: 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 8
Taillon, Jameson proj: 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 8
Williams, Trevor 2018: 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 9
Williams, Trevor proj: 8 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 10
2018 TEAM TOTALS: 830 215 43 7 25 82 9 4 6 179 11 7 932
PROJECTED: 843 218 43 7 22 67 5 8 10 186 15 8 933
difference: -13 -3 0 0 +3 +15 +4 -4 -4 -7 -4 -1 -1
Man AB H 2B 3B HR BB SF SH HBP SO SB CS PA


Assorted Team Stats:
Stat Actual Projected
Batting Average: .259 .259
Slugging Average: .418 .405
Walks (per PA): .088 .072
SOs (per PA): .192 .200
On-Base Average: .325 .316
Power Factor: 1.61 1.56
OPS: .743 .721
TOP Runs (to date): 111 106

Runs differential:
Actual TOP 5 more than Projected TOP.




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