Philadelphia Phillies vs. Washington Nationals for 2020

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 19: Bryce Harper #3 of the Philadelphia Phillies reacts after being called out at second base against the Washington Nationals during the sixth inning in game two of a double header at Nationals Park on June 19, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 19: Bryce Harper #3 of the Philadelphia Phillies reacts after being called out at second base against the Washington Nationals during the sixth inning in game two of a double header at Nationals Park on June 19, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) /
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Castro in his new Nationals’ uniform. Photo by Michael Reaves/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.

Phillies added pitching:     

  • Wheeler, 29.5: 31 Gms., 195 1/3 Inn., 11-8, a 3.96 ERA, a 3.48 FIP, a 4.06 xFIP, a 4.20 SIERA, a 4.7 fWAR and a 1.26 WHIP.

Phillies added hitting:

  • *Gregorius, 30: 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, an 89 wRC+ and a 0.9 fWAR.
    * Injury-riddled season.

Nationals added pitching:       

  • Harris, 35.5: 68 Gms., 60 Inn., a 1.50 ERA, 4 Saves, 26 Holds, a 3.15 FIP, a 3.04 xFIP, a 3.18 SIERA, a 1.1 fWAR and a 0.93 WHIP.

Nationals added hitting:

  • Castro, almost 30: 162 Gms., 676 PA, a .270 Avg., a .300 OBP, a .436 SLG, a .165 ISO, a .293 BABIP, 22 HR, 86 RBI, a .736 OPS, a 91 wRC+ and a 1.3 fWAR.

Nationals hitting deducted:

  • Rendon, 29.5: 146 Gms., 646 PA, a .319 Avg., a .412 OBP, a .598 SLG, a .279 ISO, a .323 BABIP, 34 HR, 126 RBI, a 1.010 OPS, a 154 wRC+ and a 7.0 fWAR.

Nationals 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.

Strickland, 31.5:

  • Total: 28 Gms., 24 1/3 Inn., a 5.55 ERA, 2 Saves, 10 Holds, a 6.30 FIP, a 6.03 xFIP, a 5.01 SIERA, a -0.4 fWAR and a 1.23 WHIP.
    Nationals: 24 Gms., 21 Inn., a 5.14 ERA, 10 Holds and a 1.33 WHIP.

*Elias, 31.5:

  • Total:  48 Gms., 50 Inn., a 3.96 ERA, 14 Saves, 2 Holds, 3 BS, a 5.07 FIP, a 4.78 xFIP, a 4.29 SIERA, a -0.1 fWAR and a 1.28 WHIP.
    Nationals: 4 Gms., 3 Inn., a 9.00 ERA, 1 Hold and a 2.00 WHIP.                                                      * Southpaw.

Nationals hitting:

  • Cabrera, 34: 131 Gms., 514 PA, a .260 Avg., a .342 OBP, a .441 SLG, a .181 ISO, a .294 BABIP, 18 HR, 91 RBI, a .783 OPS, a 98 wRC+ and a 1.9 fWAR.                                                        Nationals: 38 Gms., 124 AB, a .323 Avg., a .404 OBP, 6 HR, 40 RBI and a .969 OPS.

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