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Last Team Totals Update: 02-19    Dates reflect only changes to playing time, not PECOTA changes.

      

American League, ranked by projected (remainder of season) 2018 record

East Updated W L RS RA AVG OBP SLG TAv FRAA
New York Yankees Hitters: Jan 26
Pitchers: Dec 16
97 65 823 665 .251 .324 .438 .265 16.8
Boston Red Sox Hitters: Feb 18
Pitchers: Jan 30
88 74 742 679 .264 .326 .414 .259 20.9
Tampa Bay Rays Hitters: Feb 18
Pitchers: Feb 18
85 77 725 686 .249 .309 .395 .255 17.9
Toronto Blue Jays Hitters: Feb 5
Pitchers: Feb 18
80 82 768 777 .251 .323 .423 .261 2.1
Baltimore Orioles Hitters: Feb 6
Pitchers: Feb 18
70 92 745 861 .258 .314 .440 .258 -13.9
Central Updated W L RS RA AVG OBP SLG TAv FRAA
Cleveland Indians Hitters: Feb 18
Pitchers: Jan 29
96 66 800 651 .261 .331 .420 .261 24.3
Minnesota Twins Hitters: Jan 31
Pitchers: Feb 18
80 82 784 793 .255 .327 .429 .255 14.4
Chicago White Sox Hitters: Jan 31
Pitchers: Jan 31
72 90 742 839 .250 .310 .413 .250 5.7
Detroit Tigers Hitters: Jan 29
Pitchers: Jan 21
67 95 717 864 .259 .318 .413 .248 -26.8
Kansas City Royals Hitters: Jan 30
Pitchers: Jan 30
65 97 686 851 .248 .303 .387 .243 -35.7
West Updated W L RS RA AVG OBP SLG TAv FRAA
Houston Astros Hitters: Feb 3
Pitchers: Feb 4
99 63 845 662 .265 .332 .446 .272 10.0
Seattle Mariners Hitters: Dec 16
Pitchers: Feb 4
83 79 785 769 .262 .324 .423 .264 14.4
Los Angeles Angels Hitters: Feb 18
Pitchers: Jan 30
80 82 784 796 .249 .321 .420 .262 21.0
Oakland Athletics Hitters: Feb 5
Pitchers: Feb 4
76 86 779 830 .243 .317 .435 .260 3.3
Texas Rangers Hitters: Feb 4
Pitchers: Feb 7
76 86 796 845 .258 .332 .427 .258 -18.6

National League, ranked by projected (remainder of season) 2018 record

East Updated W L RS RA AVG OBP SLG TAv FRAA
Washington Nationals Hitters: Feb 14
Pitchers: Feb 2
89 73 793 712 .262 .325 .423 .257 3.4
New York Mets Hitters: Feb 6
Pitchers: Feb 18
81 81 728 726 .245 .305 .405 .252 -7.6
Philadelphia Phillies Hitters: Feb 4
Pitchers: Feb 18
78 84 744 776 .243 .312 .409 .252 -25.2
Atlanta Braves Hitters: Jan 29
Pitchers: Jan 29
76 86 703 751 .253 .315 .390 .248 13.9
Miami Marlins Hitters: Feb 12
Pitchers: Feb 3
65 97 671 828 .250 .305 .386 .245 -9.8
Central Updated W L RS RA AVG OBP SLG TAv FRAA
Chicago Cubs Hitters: Feb 3
Pitchers: Feb 18
93 69 818 701 .255 .333 .437 .264 -16.0
St. Louis Cardinals Hitters: Feb 3
Pitchers: Feb 14
85 77 755 718 .254 .325 .416 .258 -13.3
Milwaukee Brewers Hitters: Jan 30
Pitchers: Feb 18
84 78 767 734 .251 .317 .411 .253 -3.5
Pittsburgh Pirates Hitters: Jan 20
Pitchers: Jan 30
78 84 705 736 .255 .316 .390 .250 -10.3
Cincinnati Reds Hitters: Feb 4
Pitchers: Feb 6
75 87 767 832 .249 .320 .408 .251 -21.1
West Updated W L RS RA AVG OBP SLG TAv FRAA
Los Angeles Dodgers Hitters: Feb 18
Pitchers: Feb 4
97 65 796 641 .250 .324 .425 .265 26.4
Arizona D-backs Hitters: Jan 31
Pitchers: Jan 25
86 76 706 660 .249 .313 .403 .251 -12.2
San Francisco Giants Hitters: Feb 4
Pitchers: Feb 18
83 79 697 681 .253 .318 .391 .257 10.3
Colorado Rockies Hitters: Feb 18
Pitchers: Jan 31
78 84 732 764 .258 .316 .425 .247 -5.5
San Diego Padres Hitters: Feb 18
Pitchers: Feb 15
73 89 679 755 .240 .299 .381 .245 13.8

How To Use The Depth Charts

The Depth Charts are playing time-weighted projections for each player which then build up to a team projection. The result of this team projection is in the upper-left corner of each team's depth chart. Here you'll find the team's projected record, runs scored, runs allowed, and triple-slash stats (AVG/OBP/SLG).

In both the position player and pitcher sections, boldfacing indicates a starting player at a position--someone who is getting at least 50% of the team's playing time at a single position for Position Players, or a projected rotation member or closer for Pitchers.

When reading the statistics, only PA and IP are broken out for each individual entry. All other batting and pitching statistics are rolled up for the entire year. For example, a bench player could have playing time at different positions - e.g. a fourth outfielder is slated to get 130 PA in LF and 170 PA in RF. For all other statistics besides PT% and PA, the numbers next to each entry in LF and RF will be his aggregate statistics for the 300 PA. This works similarly for pitchers who both start and relieve.

The "Order" column is the spot in the lineup where the position player is expected to hit.

Click here to see the Houston Astros Position Players section.


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