June 13, 2012; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Mariners center fielder Michael Saunders (55) hits a single against the San Diego Padres during the 8th inning at Safeco Field. San Diego defeated Seattle 1-0. Mandatory Credit: Steven Bisig-US PRESSWIRE

Tracking Growth: Following Our Offensive Core Part 3


It’s no secret that the Mariners roster has been built upon a extremely young core.

This core is the foundation of the Mariners future, and while the season may not be cause for excitement, watching our young core grow is plenty of reason to tune in this season. Lets check in with our future stars to see were they stand thus far into the season (Gutierrez to be added next addition).

Mid-June 2012 update.

 

Dustin Ackley 2B – Age: 24


Fans Projection Current
wOBA 0.362 0.300 
AVE 0.287 0.248 
OBP 0.373 0.319 
SLG 0.442 0.352 
BABIP 0.336 0.310 
ISO 0.155 0.104 
K 17.40% 21.4 % 
BB 11.70% 9.4% 
HR 14

Current home run pace: 10 

Trending: 

 

Jesus Montero C – Age: 22


Fans Projection Current
wOBA 0.354 0.314 
AVE 0.284 0.271 
OBP 0.346 0.309 
SLG 0.479 0.428 
BABIP 0.332 0.312 
ISO 0.195 0.157 
K 21.80% 20.7% 
BB 8.40% 5.3 % 
HR 22

Current home run pace: 19 

Trending: 

 

Justin Smoak 1B – Age: 25


Fans Projection Current
wOBA 0.351 0.283 
AVE 0.263 0.218 
OBP 0.352 0.280 
SLG 0.452 0.377 
BABIP 0.304 0.246 
ISO 0.189 0.149 
K 21.00% 22.6% 
BB 11.80% 9.5% 
HR 22 10 

Current home run pace: 24 

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Michael Saunders OF – Age: 25


Fans Projection Current
wOBA 0.298 0.347 
AVE 0.236 0.271 
OBP 0.298 0.337 
SLG 0.369 0.453 
BABIP 0.31 0.344 
ISO 0.133 0.182 
K 27.50% 24.9% 
BB 7.80% 9.2% 
HR 6

Current home run pace: 17 

Trending: 

 

Kyle Seager 3B – Age: 24


Fans Projection Current
wOBA 0.327 0.333 
AVE 0.274 0.256 
OBP 0.337 0.318 
SLG 0.403 0.387 
BABIP 0.313 0.287 
ISO 0.128 0.193 
K 15.70% 18.3% 
BB 8.10% 8.5% 
HR 7

Current home run pace: 19 

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