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Phillies Week in Review #20

Posted By Bill Baer On August 26, 2013 @ 7:05 am In MLB,Philadelphia Phillies,Sabermetrics,Week in Review | 1 Comment

Record: 5 wins, 2 losses

Standing: 59-71, 3rd place in NL East (19.0 GB)

Top 5 offensive plays (by Win Probability Added, WPA)

(expanded to 5 since the past week had so many memorable moments)

  • August 24: Phillies trail 5-7, bottom 8th (runner on 1st, 2 out): Darin Ruf two-run home run to left field off of Heath Bell. (+.417 WPA) [Video]
  • August 22: Phillies trail 3-4, bottom 9th (runner on 3rd, 2 out): Michael Young RBI single to shortstop off of Rafael Betancourt. (+.405 WPA) [Video]
  • August 22: Game tied 4-4, bottom 9th (runners on 1st and 2nd, 2 out): Domonic Brown walk-off RBI single to right field off of Jeff Francis. (+.392 WPA) [Video]
  • August 21: Game tied 3-3, bottom 9th (runners on 1st and 2nd, 1 out): Michael Young walk-off RBI single to left field off of Rafael Betancourt. (+.298 WPA) [Video]
  • August 23: Phillies trail 1-3, bottom 6th (bases loaded, 1 out): Carlos Ruiz two-run double to left field off of Wade Miley. (+.298 WPA) [Video]

Bottom 5 offensive plays

  • August 24: Game tied 7-7, bottom 13th (bases loaded, 2 out): Tyler Cloyd ground out to third base against Brad Ziegler. (-.155 WPA) [Video]
  • August 24: Game tied 7-7, bottom 9th (bases loaded, 2 out): John Mayberry strikeout swinging against Josh Collmenter. (-.155 WPA)
  • August 24: Game tied 7-7, bottom 14th (runners on 1st and 3rd, 2 out): Michael Young ground out to pitcher Brad Ziegler. (-.133 WPA)
  • August 23: Game tied 3-3, bottom 6th (runners on 2nd and 3rd, 1 out): Darin Ruf strikeout swinging against Wade Miley. (-.118 WPA)
  • August 24: Game tied 7-7, bottom 16th (runner on 2nd, 0 out): Carlos Ruiz line out to right field against Trevor Cahill. (-.112 WPA)

Top 5 pitching/defensive plays

  • August 24: Game tied 7-7, top 10th (runners on 1st and 3rd, 1 out): Martin Prado ground into 4-6-3 double play against Jake Diekman. (-.319 WPA) [Video]
  • August 19: Phillies lead 5-4, top 9th (runner on 1st, 0 out): D.J. LeMahieu caught stealing second base by catcher Carlos Ruiz against Jonathan Papelbon. (-.185 WPA)
  • August 24: Game tied 7-7, top 12th (bases loaded, 2 out): Martin Prado fouls out to third base against Tyler Cloyd. (-.167 WPA)
  • August 19: Phillies lead 5-4, top 8th (runners on 2nd and 3rd, 2 out): Nolan Arenado strikeout swinging against Jake Diekman. (-.148 WPA)
  • August 21: Game tied 2-2, top 8th (runners on 1st and 3rd, 1 out): Wilin Rosario fly out to second against Justin De Fratus. (-.145 WPA)

Bottom 5 pitching/defensive plays

  • August 24: Game tied 7-7, top 18th (runner on 1st, 2 out): Adam Eaton RBI double to center field off of Casper Wells. (+.406 WPA) [Video]
  • August 22: Game tied 1-1, top 6th (runners on 1st and 2nd, 0 out): Wilin Rosario three-run home run to left field off of Kyle Kendrick. (+.244 WPA) [Video]
  • August 21: Game tied 2-2, top 8th (runners on 1st and 3rd, 2 out): Nolan Arenado RBI single to right field off of Justin De Fratus. Michael Cuddyer thrown out at third base. (+.208 WPA) [Video]
  • August 24: Game tied 0-0, top 1st (runner on 1st, 2 out): Martin Prado two-run home run to left field off of Ethan Martin. (+.195 WPA) [Video]
  • August 20: Game tied 0-0, top 1st (runner on 1st, 1 out): Troy Tulowitzki two-run home run to left field off of Tyler Cloyd. (+.179 WPA) [Video]

Best Hitter: Carlos Ruiz (.440/.462/.840)

Best Starter: Cliff Lee (1 GS, 7.0 IP, 2 ER, 6 K, 0 BB)

Best Reliever: Jake Diekman (4 G, 4.2 IP, 0 ER, 7 K, 0 BB)


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