John McDonald was emblematic of the type of role players the Phillies tried so hard to succeed with in 2013. No one was truly versatile; they had one strength if any at all, and several glaring weaknesses. John Mayberry can hit lefties but not much else. Kevin Frandsen can hit for average and not much else. Freddy Galvis can’t hit but can play superb defense. Laynce Nix didn’t do anything at all. Roger Bernadina hit under .200 but played adequate defense. Casper Wells was abominable. Pete Orr, nothing. Ezequiel Carrera, nothing.