Phillies 2013 Report Cards Anthology

Since the beginning of October, we’ve been posting a report card for every player to don Phillies red pinstripes in 2013. At long last, the list has been exhausted. If you missed any of them, use the convenient list below. Each author name is a link to the column.

Date Player Pos Author Grade
October 1 Jeremy Horst RP Bill Baer C-
October 2 Kevin Frandsen UT Paul Boye D
October 3 Laynce Nix OF Michael Baumann F
October 4 Raul Valdes RP Ryan Sommers F
October 5 Cesar Jimenez RP Eric Longenhagen C+
October 6 Tyler Cloyd SP Bill Baer D-
October 7 Justin De Fratus RP Michael Baumann B-
October 8 John Lannan SP Ryan Sommers D-
October 9 Chad Durbin RP Paul Boye F
October 10 Cesar Hernandez UT Eric Longenhagen B
October 11 Michael Young 3B Bill Baer C
October 12 Kyle Kendrick SP Michael Baumann C-
October 13 Jonathan Papelbon RP Paul Boye B
October 15 Jimmy Rollins SS Bill Baer D-
October 16 Erik Kratz C Bill Baer C-
October 17 Roger Bernadina OF Paul Boye D+
October 18 Luis Garcia RP Eric Longenhagen B-
October 19 John Mayberry OF Michael Baumann D
October 20 Antonio Bastardo RP Michael Baumann B+
October 21 Cliff Lee SP Paul Boye A
October 22 Ethan Martin SP Eric Longenhagen C
October 23 Zach Miner SP Bill Baer B
October 24 Darin Ruf OF Michael Baumann A
October 25 Humberto Quintero C Paul Boye C-
October 26 Steven Lerud C Eric Longenhagen D
October 27 John McDonald UT Bill Baer D-
October 28 Michael Stutes RP Paul Boye D+
October 29 Jake Diekman RP Michael Baumann A
October 30 J.C. Ramirez RP Bill Baer D-
October 31 Steve Susdorf OF Eric Longenhagen D
November 1 B.J. Rosenberg RP Ryan Sommers C-
November 2 Casper Wells OF Paul Boye D-
November 3 Chase Utley 2B Michael Baumann A-
November 4 Cameron Rupp C Eric Longenhagen C+
November 5 Joe Savery RP Ryan Sommers B-
November 6 Freddy Galvis UT Ryan Sommers C
November 7 Pete Orr UT Paul Boye F
November 8 Michael Martinez UT Michael Baumann F
November 9 Ezequiel Carrera OF Bill Baer F
November 11 Ryan Howard 1B Ryan Sommers D
November 12 Ben Revere CF Ryan Sommers B
November 13 Domonic Brown OF Michael Baumann A
November 14 Cody Asche 3B Ryan Sommers B-
November 15 Jonathan Pettibone SP Eric Longenhagen C
November 16 Cole Hamels SP Bill Baer A-
November 17 Delmon Young OF Paul Boye F
November 19 Carlos Ruiz C Ryan Sommers  B-
November 20 Mike Adams RP Bill Baer  C
November 21 Roy Halladay SP Ryan Sommers F

If you prefer, you can use the 2013 Report Cards category as well.

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17 comments

  1. Ned

    November 22, 2013 07:39 AM

    I cannot believe you were so kind to some of these guys. I mean come on Micheal Martinez and ‘F.’ Did he really deserve such a high grade?

  2. Evan

    November 22, 2013 07:54 AM

    smells like underachieving. or over-priced.

  3. JM

    November 22, 2013 08:57 AM

    How did Baumann happen to get all the good players. He gave nearly every A grade. was this a belated wedding gift of assignments, or mere luck of the draw?

  4. JM

    November 22, 2013 08:57 AM

    I am not complaining, mind you. Just noticed a trend….

  5. Oskar

    November 22, 2013 09:38 AM

    Can we get a team wide grade based on (player1 games played)*(grade)+(player… games played)*(grade)/(total team games played)?

  6. Ryan Sommers

    November 22, 2013 10:30 AM

    Using the college board GPA equivalencies, and PA/BF instead of games, I get a 2.1 (C)

  7. hk

    November 22, 2013 11:21 AM

    Ryan,

    Thanks for doing that. I was going to ask what their weighted average cumulative grade was. A 2.1 (C) seems a little high for a team with a 73-89 record that was 6 or 7 wins above their pythag record.

  8. Eric Longenhagen

    November 22, 2013 11:26 AM

    There’s selection bias in that weighted sample. Shittier players played less because they’re shitty.

  9. Ginner207

    November 22, 2013 01:11 PM

    I would’ve loved to see the grades for the 2008 season. Lots of A’s I’d assume.

  10. Scott G

    November 22, 2013 01:12 PM

    I’m sorry if I missed this along the way, but what are the grades based on? Are they expectations vs actual performace? Or is it their grade compared to other players? Other?

  11. nik

    November 22, 2013 01:28 PM

    2008 Phillies were way worse than the 2011 Phillies.

  12. Eric Longenhagen

    November 22, 2013 02:05 PM

    We all did it our own way. I did mine factoring in pure performance, my expectations for the player and the team’s expectations for the player. It was entirely unscientific for me.

  13. Ginner207

    November 22, 2013 04:39 PM

    The pitching might have been better in ’11, but the offense was way better in ’08.

  14. John Procopi

    November 24, 2013 09:59 PM

    well if anyone truely thinks Joe ” walk em all” Diekman deserves an A it will be centuries before this organization wins again

  15. Eric Longenhagen

    November 25, 2013 09:53 AM

    If you think his first name is “Joe” then I’d give pause before being critical of other people’s opinions.

  16. Todd Pondish

    November 26, 2013 11:47 PM

    I don’t see Ben Revere on this list. Did he not get graded, or just erroneously excluded from the list?

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