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Community Projections 2008: Bill Hall

Bill Hall is entering his 7th season at 28 years old as a Milwaukee Brewer. He's in the second year of a 4 year deal that bought out his arbitration years, one year of free agency and a club option for a second free agent year. He'll make 4.8 million dollars this year. One of the longest tenured brewers, he was by many accounts rushed to the major leagues to fill roster space. In 2005 he made adjustments to improve his contact rate and plate discipline and hit .291/.342/.495 in 501 ABs as a full time utility player. In 2006 he played most of the year at SS and led the team in HRs with a line of .270/.345/.553. In 2007 Hall was moved to CF full time and by many measures struggled at the plate. Some attributed it to having to focus on learning a new defensive position. Some would suggest he opened up his batting stance too much. 2008 has him returning to 3b, and though promised by the club he'd be given one position, he's again starting the season adjusting to a new role on the team defensively.

Community Projection
Use any methods you want to make projections. Please submit them in the comments to the appropriate projection thread as a single line of comma separated values. For the hitters we'd like to project pa,ab,h,1b,2b,3b,hr,bb,avg,obp,slg,ops.

For Example:

I've created a player projection tool to help simplify the process. Fill out the values for Plate Appearances (pa), Singles (1b), Doubles (2b), Triples (3b), Homeruns (hr), and Walks (bb) and the rest will be calculated for you and outputted below in a comma separated string perfectly formatted for submission. Copy and paste that line to a comment. You are, of course, free and welcome to submit any projections you want in any format and we'll try to accommodate.

Voting is still open for Bill Hall and JJ Hardy and both could use a little love!

Results are posted for Jason Kendall, Prince Fielder, and Rickie Weeks.