Phillies: Healthy mysteries ahead for 2020’s NL East

After his first three outings, Robertson was finally getting big outs before his season-ending injury. Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images.
After his first three outings, Robertson was finally getting big outs before his season-ending injury. Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images. /
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After his first three outings, Robertson was finally getting big outs before his season-ending injury. Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images. /

The Numerical Bible:  

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.

All ages are current.

Phillies pitchers in 2018:

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  • Robertson, 34.5: 69 Gms., 69 2/3 Inn., a 3.23 ERA, 5 Saves, 21 Holds, a 2.97 FIP, a 3.09 xFIP, a 2.88 SIERA, a 1.5 fWAR and a 1.03 WHIP.
  • Dominguez, 25: 53 Gms., 58 Inn., a 2.95 ERA, 16 Saves, 14 Holds, 4 BS, a 2.85 FIP, a 3.04 xFIP, a 2.81 SIERA, a 1.3 fWAR and a 0.93 WHIP.
  • Hunter, 33.5: 65 Gms., 64 Inn., a 3.80 ERA, 4 Saves, 25 Holds, a 3.63 FIP, a 4.01 xFIP, a 3.69 SIERA, a 0.7 fWAR and a 1.25 WHIP.
  • Arano, 25: 60 Gms., 59 1/3 Inn., a 2.73 ERA, 3 Saves, 10 Holds, a 3.36 FIP, a 3.94 xFIP, a 3.48 SIERA, a 0.8 fWAR and a 1.20 WHIP.

Phillies pitcher in 2019:

  • Morgan, almost 30: 40 Gms., 29 2/3 Inn., a 3.94 ERA, 19 Holds, a 4.33 FIP, a 4.73 xFIP, a 4.09 SIERA, a 0.2 fWAR and a 1.01 WHIP.

Phillies hitters in 2018:

  • McCutchen, 33: 155 Gms., 682 PA, a .255 Avg., a .368 OBP, a .424 SLG, a .169 ISO, a .304 BABIP, 20 HR, 65 RBI, a .792 OPS, a 122 wRC+ and a 2.6 fWAR.
  • Herrera, 28: 148 Gms., 597 PA, a .255 Avg., a .310 OBP, a .420 SLG, a .165 ISO, a .290 BABIP, 22 HR, 71 RBI, a .730 OPS, a 96 wRC+ and a 0.9 fWAR. 

Mets hitters in 2018:

  • *Lowrie, 35.5: 157 Gms., 680 PA, a .267 Avg., a .353 OBP, a .448 SLG, a .171 ISO, a .314 BABIP, 14 HR, 69 RBI, an .801 OPS, a 123 wRC+ and a 3.6 fWAR.
  • Nimmo, almost 27: 140 Gms., 535 PA, a .263 Avg., a .404 OBP, a .483 SLG, a .219 ISO, a .351 BABIP, 17 HR, 47 RBI, an .886 OPS, a 148 wRC+ and a 4.5 fWAR.
  • *Might not be ready for Opening Day.

Mets hitters in 2019:   

  • 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, a 93 wRC+ and a 0.8 fWAR.
  • Smith, 24.5: 89 Gms., 197 PA, a .282 Avg., a .355 OBP, a .525 SLG, a .243 ISO, a .320 BABIP, 11 HR, 25 RBI, an .881 OPS, a 133 wRC+ and a 0.8 fWAR.

Braves pitcher in 2018:

  • Vizcaino, 29: 39 Gms., 38 1/3 Inn., a 2.11 ERA, 16 Saves, 1 Hold, 2 BS, a 3.76 FIP, a 4.21 xFIP, a 3.72 SIERA, a 0.3 fWAR and a 1.17 WHIP.

Braves hitters in 2019:        

  • Markakis, 36: 116 Gms., 469 PA, a .285 Avg., a .356 OBP, a .420 SLG, a .135 ISO, a .310 BABIP, 9 HR, 62 RBI, a .776 OPS, a 102 wRC+ and a 0.4 fWAR.
  • Swanson, 26: 127 Gms., 545 PA, a .251 Avg., a .325 OBP, a .422 SLG, a .172 ISO, a .300 BABIP, 17 HR, 65 RBI, a .748 OPS, a 92 wRC+ and a 1.5 fWAR.

Nationals hitter in 2018:

  • Zimmerman, 35.5: 85 Gms., 323 PA, a .264 Avg., a .337 OBP, a .486 SLG, a .222 ISO, a .284 BABIP, 13 HR, 51 RBI, an .824 OPS, a 118 wRC+ and a 1.3 fWAR.

Nationals hitter in 2019:    

  • Turner, 26.5: 122 Gms., 569 PA, a .298 Avg., a .353 OBP, a .497 SLG, a .200 ISO, a .348 BABIP, 19 HR, 57 RBI, an .850 OPS, a 117 wRC+ and a 3.5 fWAR.

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