Phillies Week in Review #21

Record: 3 wins, 4 losses

Standing: 62-75, 4th place in NL East (21.5 GB)

Top 3 offensive plays (by Win Probability Added, WPA)

Bottom 3 offensive plays

  • August 30: Game tied 5-5, top 9th (runner on 2nd, 1 out): Kevin Fransen fly out to right field against Kevin Gregg. (-.091 WPA)
  • August 28: Game tied 0-0, top 3rd (bases loaded, 1 out): Cody Asche swinging strikeout against Daisuke Matsuzaka. (-.086 WPA)
  • August 30: Phillies trail 4-5, top 6th (runner on 1st, 1 out): Darin Ruf 5-4-3 double play against Jeff Samardzija. (-.084 WPA)

Top 3 pitching/defensive plays

  • August 26: Phillies lead 2-1, bottom 8th (runners on 1st and 2nd, 2 out): Juan Lagares swinging strikeout against Cliff Lee. (-.117 WPA)
  • August 31: Phillies lead 3-2, bottom 5th (runners on 1st and 3rd, 1 out): Welington Castillo swinging strikeout against Cliff Lee. (-.090 WPA)
  • August 30: Phillies lead 6-5, bottom 9th (bases empty, 0 out): Anthony Rizzo ground out to second base against Jonathan Papelbon. (-.086 WPA)

Bottom 3 pitching/defensive plays

  • August 31: Game tied 3-3, bottom 6th (bases empty, 0 out): Starlin Castro solo home run to center field off of Zach Miner. (+.172 WPA) [Video]
  • August 29: Phillies trail 0-1, bottom 4th (runner on 1st, 1 out): Anthony Recker two-run home run to left field off of Ethan Martin. (+.170 WPA) [Video]
  • August 29: Game tied 0-0, bottom 3rd (runner on 1st, 1 out): Daniel Murphy RBI double to center off of Ethan Martin. (+.142 WPA) [Video]

Best Hitter: Michael Young (.500/.500/.692)

Best Starter: Cliff Lee (2 GS, 13.0 IP, 3 ER, 11 K, 4 BB)

Best Reliever: Jake Diekman (3 G, 2.2 IP, 0 ER, 2 K, 1 BB)

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2 comments

  1. hk

    September 02, 2013 09:21 AM

    For the rest of this year, the only “Standing” that really matters is…62-75, tied for 9th worst record in MLB, one game ahead (behind?) in the loss column.

  2. LTG

    September 02, 2013 10:11 AM

    Everyone say it with me now: “Go Mets!”

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