Phillies 51-47, tied for 2nd WC; Next: Saturday 7:05

Last game: 6-1 win over the Pirates

Next game: Saturday July 20, 7:05 EDT, @ Pirates
Radio: 94 WIP, WTTM 1680

Probable Starters:
Sat 7/20, 7:05 @ Pirates: Eflin (RHP) vs. Musgrove (RHP)
Sun 7/21, 1:35 @ Pirates: Smyly (LHP) vs. TBD
Tue 7/23, 7:10 @ Tigers: TBD vs. TBD

NL Wildcard Standings and Playoff Odds:

NL rankings (out of 15)

For Reference

Phillies hitters (fangraphs)
Phillies pitchers (fangraphs)
Team hitting stats (fangraphs)
Team pitching stats (fangraphs)
Team stats (baseball-reference)


Run Diff is the average run differential: runs scored per game, less runs allowed per game

wRC+ (Weighted Runs Created Plus): an overall measure of hitting effectiveness, relative to an average hitter (wRC+ of 100 is average, 120 is 20% better than average). It takes all of a hitter’s (or team’s) contributions and weights them based on their value in generating runs.

FIP (Fielding-independent pitching) is based only on the stats that are considered to be most controllable by pitchers: strikeouts, walks, and home runs. is an entertaining sports site. The site specializes in viral sports content. Content includes controversial and original opinions, news stories, off-beat stories, humorous videos, entertaining photos, exclusive interviews, and witty banter between the writers and commenters. Distinct Athlete was launched in May of 2012 and has been featured and/or cited on several prominent sports sites.


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