Phillies: NL East rivals’ warts for 2020

PHILADELPHIA, PA - AUGUST 26: Scott Kingery #4 of the Philadelphia Phillies looks on against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citizens Bank Park on August 26, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - AUGUST 26: Scott Kingery #4 of the Philadelphia Phillies looks on against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citizens Bank Park on August 26, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images) /
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After a dreadful second half, Hoskins bouncing back will solidify the first five or six holes in the lineup. Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images. /

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This Phillies review is not a sabermetrics article, which means no heavy statistical analysis. But because some readers rely on stats, this is only a reference: no reason to articulate the importance of these numbers.

Phillies hitting:       

  • Kingery, 25.5: 126 Gms., 500 PA, a .258 Avg., a .315 OBP, a .474 SLG, a .216 ISO, a .337 BABIP, 19 HR, 55 RBI, a .788 OPS and a 2.7 fWAR.
  • Haseley, 23.5: 67 Gms., 242 PA, a .266 Avg., a .324 OBP, a .396 SLG, a .131 ISO, a .344 BABIP, 5 HR, 26 RBI, a .720 OPS and a 0.9 fWAR.
  • *Gregorius, 29.5: 82 Gms., 344 PA, a .238 Avg., a .276 OBP, a .441 SLG, a .204 ISO, a .237 BABIP, 16 HR, 61 RBI, a .718 OPS and a 0.9 fWAR.
    * Injury-riddled season.

Mets hitting:   

  • Cano, 37: 107 Gms., 423 PA, a .256 Avg., a .307 OBP, a .428 SLG, a .172 ISO, a .280 BABIP, 13 HR, 39 RBI, a .736 OPS and a 0.8 fWAR.

Braves hitting:     

  • Riley, 22.5: 80 Gms., 297 PA, a .226 Avg., a .279 OBP, a .471 SLG, a .245 ISO, a .293 BABIP, 18 HR, 49 RBI, a .750 OPS and a 0.2 fWAR.

Free-agent hitting:

  • Donaldson, 34: 155 Gms., 659 PA, a .259 Avg., a .379 OBP, a .521 SLG, a .262 ISO, a .292 BABIP, 37 HR, 94 RBI, a .900 OPS and a 4.9 fWAR.

Free-agent pitching:

  • Hudson, 32.5:
    Total: 69 Gms. (1 opener), 73 Inn., a 2.47 ERA, 8 Saves, 11 Holds, a 3.97 FIP, a 5.08 xFIP, a 4.31 SIERA, a 0.9 fWAR and a 1.14 WHIP.
    Nationals: 24 Gms., 25 Inn., a 1.44 ERA, 6 Saves, 3 Holds and a 0.88 WHIP.

Braves pitching:

  • Foltynewicz, 28: 21 Gms., 117 Inn., 8-6, a 4.54 ERA, a 4.97 FIP, a 4.73 xFIP, a 4.71 SIERA, a 0.8 fWAR and a 1.25 WHIP.
  • Melancon, 34.5: 66 Gms., 67 1/3 Inn., a 3.61 ERA, 12 Saves, 5 Holds, a 2.86 FIP, a 3.06 xFIP, a 3.17 SIERA, a 1.2 fWAR and a 1.32 WHIP.

Mets pitching:   

  • Diaz, 25.5: 66 Gms., 58 Inn., a 5.59 ERA, 26 Saves, 7 BS, a 4.51 FIP, a 3.07 xFIP, a 2.63 SIERA, a 0.0 fWAR and a 1.38 WHIP.
  • Familia, 30: 66 Gms., 60 Inn., a 5.70 ERA, 14 Holds, a 4.88 FIP, a 4.99 xFIP, a 5.05 SIERA, a -0.2 fWAR and a 1.73 WHIP.
  • Syndergaard, 27: 32 Gms., 197 2/3 Inn., 10-8, a 4.28 ERA, a 3.60 FIP, a 3.83 xFIP, a 4.02 SIERA, a 4.4 fWAR and a 1.23 WHIP.

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