Doubling the White Sox' numbers after 81 games

Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

Jose Abreu is on pace to set the rookie record for home runs, while Conor Gillaspie is trying to make history without a homer

With the White Sox reaching the 81-game mark, it's time to double everybody's numbers to truly get a gauge of how ridiculous some first halves might have been.

A couple notes:

*I used Baseball-Reference.com's WAR for pitchers because we're extrapolating for a full season, when a low FIP and high ERA is a moral victory at best. I used FanGraphs' WAR for hitters because it felt closer to accurate for me.

*WAR, OPS+ and ERA+ are now updated with Friday's results.

White Sox hitters

Name G PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ WAR
Tyler Flowers 134 472 46 104 10 0 10 46 0 2 36 178 .241 .302 .333 .635 77 1.2
Jose Abreu 134 576 86 148 32 2 50 126 0 0 34 142 .280 .330 .633 .962 160 5.4
Gordon Beckham 116 502 56 120 30 0 14 46 4 0 30 80 .261 .316 .417 .733 102 1.4
Alexei Ramirez 162 666 80 184 24 4 16 76 26 6 28 86 .293 .325 .420 .746 105 3.0
Conor Gillaspie 114 474 48 140 38 4 0 54 0 2 32 66 .321 .363 .417 .789 119 1.8
Alejandro De Aza 152 534 54 106 22 4 10 50 22 10 42 112 .223 .293 .349 .642 78 -0.2
Adam Eaton 122 542 74 138 20 12 2 44 14 10 46 94 .283 .351 .385 .736 104 2.2
Dayan Viciedo 154 612 74 138 36 4 14 48 0 0 40 124 .244 .297 .396 .693 91 -0.4
Adam Dunn 134 554 56 104 22 0 24 66 2 0 92 174 .230 .361 .438 .799 121 0.6
Marcus Semien 86 362 22 72 14 2 6 36 6 0 32 114 .218 .287 .327 .615 70 0.0
Paul Konerko 92 234 16 46 10 0 8 32 0 0 8 40 .211 .248 .367 .615 68 -1.0
Moises Sierra 78 144 18 36 6 0 2 8 0 0 6 38 .265 .292 .353 .645 78 0.0
Leury Garcia 78 140 18 26 6 0 2 4 16 2 8 38 .203 .250 .304 .547 51 -0.8
Adrian Nieto 54 128 10 28 6 0 0 6 0 0 12 44 .250 .333 .304 .637 79 0.2

Five observations

No. 1: I suppose that season from Abreu works (the rookie home run record is 49 by Mark McGwire).

No. 2: Ramirez has never had that kind of power and that kind of running game at the same time.

No. 3: Gillaspie is shooting for the first zero-homer, 50-RBI season since Luke Appling collected 79 RBIs in 1940, though Lance Johnson had 49 in 1991. (Speaking of Johnson, Eaton's on pace for the first 12-triple season since 1995.)

No. 4: That's kinda what I expected Dunn's final season to look like when he signed his deal.

No. 5: Konerko would finish with 435 White Sox home runs, 13 short of Frank Thomas' mark.

White Sox pitchers

Name W L ERA G GS SV IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP ERA+ FIP WAR
Jose Quintana* 8 14 3.69 32 32 0 195.1 200 96 80 12 58 166 0 111 3.09 2.4
John Danks* 14 12 4.26 32 32 0 198.2 192 98 94 24 78 130 12 96 4.59 2.8
Chris Sale* 12 2 2.27 22 22 0 142.2 100 38 36 10 22 156 8 180 2.45 6.0
Hector Noesi 4 8 4.18 24 22 0 129.1 140 68 60 16 42 96 2 98 4.24 1.0
Andre Rienzo 8 10 5.85 26 22 0 120.0 134 86 78 18 56 90 10 70 5.20 -1.2
Erik Johnson 2 2 6.46 10 10 0 47.1 54 36 34 2 30 36 4 64 4.28 -0.6
Ronald Belisario 3 4 5.54 68 0 16 74.2 84 52 46 6 16 56 6 74 3.18 -1.6
Jake Petricka 0 2 2.08 68 0 4 86.2 66 20 20 2 44 64 4 198 3.59 3.8
Daniel Webb 4 2 3.31 54 0 0 70.2 58 26 26 4 52 54 2 124 4.60 1.4
Zach Putnam 4 2 2.17 50 0 0 60.0 40 14 14 4 22 50 0 196 3.55 2.2
Scott Carroll 2 4 4.76 24 12 0 102.0 130 62 54 10 36 48 12 86 4.84 0.0
Javy Guerra 0 0 2.45 22 0 0 29.1 24 8 8 4 12 32 4 170 4.49 0.6

Five observations

No. 1: I'll take that season from Danks every time.

No. 2: Petricka wasn't supposed to break camp with the Sox. Now he's the easy winner in relief innings and associated production (and his WAR is out of whack).

No. 3: The last time a Sox pitcher was worth 6 WAR with 140-150 innings? Goose Gossage (8.1 WAR) in 1975. He appeared in 62 games.

No. 4: Now that Belisario is probably out of the closer mix for a while, is anybody going to get 10 saves this year?

No. 5: 2000 was the last time the Sox failed to have a 200-inning starter (Mike Sirotka topped out at 197).

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