Complete 2015 Projections

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PROJECTED 2015 SEASON STATS
1. Pablo Sandoval, Bos 3BYEARABRHRRBIBBKSBAVGOBPSLGOPS
2014 Statistics58868167339850.279.324.415.739
2015 Projections52580168442760.291.344.455.800
2015 Outlook: Sandoval avoided injuries last season, playing in a career-high 157 games and offering double-digit home runs for the sixth consecutive season. It should be noted, however, that his 6.1 percent walk rate was his lowest since becoming a full-season regular for the Giants in 2009. Even with the loss of a few free passes, Sandoval is still a good bad-ball hitter. During his time in San Francisco, Sandoval contributed to three World Series-winning clubs, and his postseason heroics are well documented, thanks to a career .344/.389/.545 line in the playoffs. A first-time free agent during the offseason, Sandoval landed in Boston, where he's expected to stabilize the Red Sox's third-base situation and provide run production in the heart of the order. Even if the move out of AT&T Park and into Fenway doesn't lead to a significant increase in home runs, the Boston lineup in 2015 should be stronger than any supporting cast Sandoval has played with in San Francisco, making him a threat to push 90 RBI for just the second time in his career.
2. Xander Bogaerts, Bos 3B, SSYEARABRHRRBIBBKSBAVGOBPSLGOPS
2014 Statistics538601246391382.240.297.362.660
2015 Projections561641469461344.255.316.389.705
2015 Outlook: Perhaps it was the small-sample success Bogaerts had during Boston's run through the World Series in 2013 that set such high expectations for the kid in 2014. He became the latest chapter in the book about overdrafting young players based on early success, as Bogaerts finished with a disappointing line overall. The double-digit homer total and 60 runs scored were respectable, but his batting average was below par and he struggled to get on base and drive the ball consistently. He also failed to show much statistical growth as the season went on, as his first- and second-half splits are near mirror images of one another from a rate level. Like Starlin Castro last year, the talent is there and could easily bubble back to the surface with more realistic expectations in 2015.
3. Brock Holt, Bos 3B, OFYEARABRHRRBIBBKSBAVGOBPSLGOPS
2014 Statistics44968429339812.281.331.381.711
2015 Projections1622221313305.278.335.395.730
2015 Outlook: Due to injuries and poor play by players ahead of him on the depth chart, Holt found his way to 279 plate appearances and a .327/.371/.463 slash line in the first half. He became something of a mythical figure among Red Sox fans and at the same time he developed into a small-sample-size punch line among the pessimistic sabermetric crowd. After hitting .219 in the second half, almost all of his midseason shine is gone, and he will enter 2015 as a strict utility option. Boston has amassed perhaps the best and deepest collection of hitters in the big leagues, leaving nowhere for Holt to play at the moment. In addition to the predictable regression to his batting average, Holt is even less appealing for fantasy purposes, as he figures to hit fewer than five home runs and steal fewer than 10 bases in even the most optimistic part-time role.
4. Garin Cecchini, Bos 3BYEARABRHRRBIBBKSBAVGOBPSLGOPS
2014 Statistics316143110.258.361.452.813
2015 Projections607176151.250.328.367.695
5. Jeff Bianchi, Bos 3BYEARABRHRRBIBBKSBAVGOBPSLGOPS
2014 Statistics704063170.171.203.186.388
2015 Projections31313261.226.265.355.620
6. Travis Shaw, Bos 3BYEARABRHRRBIBBKSBAVGOBPSLGOPS
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7. Brandon Snyder, Bos 3BYEARABRHRRBIBBKSBAVGOBPSLGOPS
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8. Andrew Pinckney, Bos 3BYEARABRHRRBIBBKSBAVGOBPSLGOPS
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9. Jorge Jimenez, Bos 3BYEARABRHRRBIBBKSBAVGOBPSLGOPS
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10. Mario Martinez, Bos 3BYEARABRHRRBIBBKSBAVGOBPSLGOPS
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11. Jonathan Hee, Bos 3BYEARABRHRRBIBBKSBAVGOBPSLGOPS
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12. Kolbrin Vitek, Bos 3BYEARABRHRRBIBBKSBAVGOBPSLGOPS
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13. Rafael Devers, Bos 3BYEARABRHRRBIBBKSBAVGOBPSLGOPS
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14. Carlos Asuaje, Bos 3BYEARABRHRRBIBBKSBAVGOBPSLGOPS
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