In case you missed Sunday’s post, I pulled the numbers for some of our current A’s players from Ron Shandler's Baseball Forecaster.
From a couple of sources regarding this publication:
I updated Travis Buck’s numbers to the following, since I copied them wrong in the initial post:
I have no problem with Shandler’s offensive predictions. As it stands right now, our offense is positively pedestrian, which should come as no surprise to anyone who watched the team last year. To some extent, we really do have to hope for the best; that Chavez will be better than he’s been in 3 years, that Crosby won’t get injured and/or suck, and that a couple other players (Swisher, I’m looking at you), will have career years, above their expected numbers.
In regards to our pitching staff, their predictions are below:
All I have to say is that if Rich Harden manages 81 innings pitched, I will be shocked.
What do you all think?