This article is part of our Collette Calls series.
Last week, I looked at some pitchers who should have better days ahead than their current numbers showed. Most made me look immediately smart, including Eduardo Rodriguez, CC Sabathia, Rich Hill and Freddy Peralta. Martin Perez; not so much.
This week, I want to look at hitters whose results are outpacing their expected results, why that is happening and what that means for the the coming months.
|Fernando Tatis Jr.||161||102||.329||.238||.091||.603||.451||.152||.416||.333||.083|
Fernando Tatis Jr. has an impressive .329 average and a .603 slugging percentage, but there are huge differences between those actual numbers and expected numbers. His rankings in the expected categories are not that great:
|Hard Hit %||67th|
He has just six infield hits, which was fewer than I expected given his sprint speed, but