Updated Projections: d’Arnaud, Presley, Lincoln

d'Arnaud is making his major league debut tonight

In the 2011 Pirates Prospects Annual, I released my 2011 projections for players on the Pirates 40-man roster. I also ran projections for non-roster minor league players who received an invite to spring training. Thus, preseason projections were available for each of the players expected to join the major league team over the next week; Chase d’Arnaud, Alex Presley and Brad Lincoln. Those projections are now almost half a season out of date, so I figured I should run updated projections for each of those players. I have also made a few minor tweaks to my methodology, although that has not really impacted the numbers too significantly.


Here are the updated numbers. I included the preseason projections as well.

Chase d’Arnaud AVG OBP SLG wOBA
2011 Preseason 0.229 0.308 0.342 0.301
June 24, 2011 0.244 0.328 0.376 0.322
Alex Presley AVG OBP SLG wOBA
2011 Preseason 0.251 0.306 0.387 0.308
June 24, 2011 0.258 0.311 0.399 0.314
Brad Lincoln K/9 BB/9 HR/9 FIP ERA
2011 Preseason 6.48 2.42 0.97 4.04 4.31
June 24, 2011 6.51 2.49 0.99 4.16 4.09

Author: Matt Bandi

Matt has covered the Pirates at Wait ‘Til Next Year, Pittsburgh Lumber Co. and now Pirates Prospects. He served as Pirates team expert for Heater Magazine in 2009 and 2010 and has contributed to Graphical Player 2009, 2010 and 2011. Matt was also the editor of the 2011 and 2012 Pirates Prospects Annuals.

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