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SDG "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 Saturday, 21 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
Asuaje, Carlos 2018: 78 17 4 0 1 9 0 0 0 13 0 1 87
Asuaje, Carlos proj: 78 20 4 0 1 7 0 1 0 18 0 0 86
Cimber, Adam 2018: 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Cimber, Adam proj: 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Cordero, Franchy 2018: 37 9 1 0 3 2 0 1 0 13 2 1 40
Cordero, Franchy proj: 37 9 1 1 2 2 0 1 0 16 1 1 40
Ellis, A.J. 2018: 16 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 6 0 0 20
Ellis, A.J. proj: 17 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 19
Erlin, Robbie 2018: 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Erlin, Robbie proj: 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Galvis, Freddy 2018: 79 20 1 1 1 12 0 0 0 22 0 3 91
Galvis, Freddy proj: 84 21 3 1 2 5 0 1 0 17 2 1 90
Hand, Brad 2018: 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Hand, Brad proj: 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Headley, Chase 2018: 29 3 1 0 0 4 0 0 2 13 0 0 35
Headley, Chase proj: 31 8 2 0 1 3 0 0 0 8 1 0 34
Hedges, Austin 2018: 61 8 2 0 2 3 0 0 0 22 0 0 64
Hedges, Austin proj: 59 11 2 0 2 3 1 0 0 18 0 0 63
Hosmer, Eric 2018: 80 20 7 0 2 9 0 0 0 25 0 0 89
Hosmer, Eric proj: 81 23 4 0 3 7 1 0 0 15 1 0 89
Lopez, Raffy 2018: 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Lopez, Raffy proj: 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Lucchesi, Joey 2018: 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 8
Lucchesi, Joey proj: 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 8
Margot, Manuel 2018: 48 7 1 0 1 4 0 0 1 9 2 0 53
Margot, Manuel proj: 49 12 2 1 1 3 0 0 0 10 2 1 52
McGrath, Kyle 2018: 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
McGrath, Kyle proj: 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Mitchell, Bryan 2018: 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Mitchell, Bryan proj: 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
Myers, Wil 2018: 16 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 16
Myers, Wil proj: 14 4 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 16
Perdomo, Luis 2018: 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3
Perdomo, Luis proj: 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
Pirela, Jose 2018: 95 25 7 2 0 4 0 0 1 22 2 0 100
Pirela, Jose proj: 93 25 6 1 2 6 1 1 1 21 1 1 102
Renfroe, Hunter 2018: 50 10 4 1 2 4 1 0 2 16 0 0 57
Renfroe, Hunter proj: 53 13 3 0 3 3 0 0 1 16 0 0 57
Richard, Clayton 2018: 10 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 10
Richard, Clayton proj: 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 10
Ross, Tyson 2018: 8 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 9
Ross, Tyson proj: 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 9
Spangenberg, Cory 2018: 47 10 3 0 2 2 0 1 1 17 1 0 51
Spangenberg, Cory proj: 46 12 2 0 1 4 0 1 0 13 1 0 51
Szczur, Matt 2018: 17 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 1 0 18
Szczur, Matt proj: 16 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 18
Villanueva, Christian 2018: 58 20 4 0 6 6 0 0 4 20 1 0 68
Villanueva, Christian proj: 61 21 3 0 7 4 0 0 3 20 1 0 68
Webb, Tyler 2018: 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Webb, Tyler proj: 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
2018 TEAM TOTALS: 749 168 35 4 22 64 2 3 12 221 9 5 830
PROJECTED: 758 191 35 4 26 53 3 7 5 198 10 4 826
difference: -9 -23 0 0 -4 +11 -1 -4 +7 +23 -1 +1 +4
Man AB H 2B 3B HR BB SF SH HBP SO SB CS PA


Assorted Team Stats:
Stat Actual Projected
Batting Average: .224 .252
Slugging Average: .370 .412
Walks (per PA): .077 .064
SOs (per PA): .266 .239
On-Base Average: .294 .301
Power Factor: 1.65 1.63
OPS: .664 .713
TOP Runs (to date): 81 93

Runs differential:
Actual TOP 12 less than Projected TOP.




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