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TAM "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 Thursday, 27 April 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
Beckham, Tim 2017: 75 21 2 1 4 2 0 1 0 25 1 0 78
Beckham, Tim proj: 72 18 3 1 3 4 1 0 1 24 1 0 78
Bourjos, Peter 2017: 27 5 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 8 2 1 31
Bourjos, Peter proj: 28 7 1 0 1 2 0 1 1 7 1 0 32
Dickerson, Corey 2017: 77 25 8 0 5 5 0 0 0 17 0 0 83
Dickerson, Corey proj: 77 22 5 1 4 5 0 0 0 19 1 1 82
Kiermaier, Kevin 2017: 86 20 3 1 1 11 0 1 1 27 4 2 99
Kiermaier, Kevin proj: 90 23 4 2 2 7 0 1 1 19 3 1 99
Longoria, Evan 2017: 88 20 5 0 3 13 1 0 0 26 0 0 102
Longoria, Evan proj: 90 24 6 0 4 10 1 0 1 21 1 0 102
Miller, Brad 2017: 80 18 3 3 1 15 0 0 0 26 0 1 95
Miller, Brad proj: 85 21 4 1 3 8 1 0 0 21 1 1 94
Morrison, Logan 2017: 70 17 2 0 4 10 0 0 1 14 0 0 81
Morrison, Logan proj: 72 18 4 1 3 8 0 0 1 14 1 0 81
Norris, Derek 2017: 61 10 2 0 0 2 2 0 1 15 1 0 66
Norris, Derek proj: 59 14 3 0 2 6 0 0 1 16 1 0 66
Peterson, Shane 2017: 30 9 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 9 0 0 32
Peterson, Shane proj: 29 7 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 8 0 0 32
Robertson, Daniel 2017: 26 5 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 11 0 0 29
Robertson, Daniel proj: 26 5 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 11 0 0 29
Smith, Mallex 2017: 22 6 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 3 0 25
Smith, Mallex proj: 22 5 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 2 1 24
Souza Jr., Steven 2017: 88 29 6 1 4 11 0 1 0 25 0 0 100
Souza Jr., Steven proj: 90 22 4 0 4 9 0 0 1 33 2 1 100
Sucre, Jesus 2017: 22 6 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 4 1 0 23
Sucre, Jesus proj: 21 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 4 0 0 23
Weeks, Rickie 2017: 33 6 2 0 1 4 0 0 3 17 0 0 40
Weeks, Rickie proj: 35 9 2 0 1 4 0 0 1 10 1 0 40
2017 TEAM TOTALS: 785 197 36 6 27 85 3 3 7 227 12 4 884
PROJECTED: 796 199 39 6 28 72 3 3 8 212 15 5 882
difference: -11 -2 -3 0 -1 +13 0 0 -1 +15 -3 -1 +2
Man AB H 2B 3B HR BB SF SH HBP SO SB CS PA


Assorted Team Stats:
Stat Actual Projected
Batting Average: .251 .250
Slugging Average: .415 .420
Walks (per PA): .096 .081
SOs (per PA): .257 .240
On-Base Average: .327 .316
Power Factor: 1.65 1.68
OPS: .742 .736
TOP Runs (to date): 107 105

Runs differential:
Actual TOP 2 more than Projected TOP.




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