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Whose Line-Up Is Worse: St. Louis Cardinals Or San Francisco Giants

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After a week of looking at the spring boxscores of the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals, I decided to line-up both teams starting eight and pulling-in Baseball Prospectus' PECOTA projections to see which one is truly worse. The Cardinals clearly look better.

Looking at the projections for the Giants, I can't help guessing the players involved are not expected to get a lot of playing time for whatever reason - age, injury, etc. Outside of 1B Dan Ortmeier, every Giant has projected numbers worse than those they produced in the prior season. Is this a reasonable expectation?

STL HR SB RBI R AVG SF HR SB RBI R AVG
Adam Kennedy 3 7 22 28 0.254 Dave Roberts 3 21 27 52 0.279
Rick Ankiel 30 5 97 74 0.257 Kevin Frandsen 4 8 32 41 0.28
Albert Pujols 32 8 110 119 0.327 Randy Winn 10 9 60 67 0.293
Troy Glaus 21 3 68 65 0.258 Benji Molina 12 2 56 39 0.277
Chris Duncan 21 3 66 59 0.261 Aaron Rowand 15 8 68 67 0.279
Brian Barton 11 19 52 68 0.256 Ray Durham 7 5 35 35 0.250
Yadier Molina 5 2 35 29 0.263 Dan Ortmeier 11 16 51 56 0.251
Cesar Izturis 0 3 20 23 0.251 Rich Aurilia 6 2 32 29 0.266