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San Francisco Giants: Breaking down the 2018 PECOTA Projections

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 15: Joe Panik #12 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by Buster Posey #28 after scoring a run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning at AT&T Park on September 15, 2017 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 15: Joe Panik #12 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by Buster Posey #28 after scoring a run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning at AT&T Park on September 15, 2017 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images) /
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ATLANTA, GA – JUNE 21: Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates with Austin Slater #53 after hitting a solo homer in the ninth inning against the Atlanta Braves at SunTrust Park on June 21, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) /

The Offensive Projections

Taking a look at the offensive projections, nobody really jumps off the page. Overall its probably pretty accurate for the most part, but there are some things that grabbed my attention. If you would like to pull up the page for yourself, the link is here. 

  • Andrew McCutchen: .273 AVG/.363 OBP/.452 SLG with 19 HR’s and 70 RBI’s (607 AB)
  • Joe Panik: .273 AVG/.333 OBP/.393 SLG with 9 HR’s and 54 RBI’s (585 AB)
  • Evan Longoria: .261 AVG/.318 OBP/.428 SLG with 18 HR’s and 72 RBI’s (578 AB)
  • Buster Posey: .291 AVG/.360 OBP/.434 SLG with 15 HR’s and 72 RBI’s (602 AB)
  • Brandon Belt: .259 AVG/.349 OBP/.447 SLG with 18 HR’s and 71 RBI’s (556 AB)
  • Hunter Pence: .261 AVG/.316 OBP/.411 SLG with 15 HR’s and 62 RBI’s (544 AB)
  • Brandon Crawford.245 AVG/.309 OBP/.385 SLG with 13 HR’s and 65 RBI’s (608 AB)
  • Austin Jackson: .258 AVG/.315 OBP/.359 SLG with 3 HR’s and 29 RBI’s (344 AB)
  • Other notable hitters:
  • Steven Duggar: .241 AVG/.318 OBP/.366 SLG with 4 HR’s and 21 RBI’s (241 AB)
  • Kelby Tomlinson: .266 AVG/.328 OBP/.348 SLG with 2 HR’s and 17 RBI’s (209 AB)
  • Nick Hundley: .238 AVG/.281 OBP/.370 SLG with 3 HR’s and 13 RBI’s (125 AB)
  • Pablo Sandoval: .250 AVG/.301/.368 SLG with 3 HR’s and 14 RBI’s (141 AB)
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