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  • Deja Vu... All Over Again (Replaying the 2012 Season via Sim)

    I purchased a PC sim called Out of the Park Baseball yesterday.

    I figured I'd see if I can "fix" the 2012 Phillies. So far, I've done the first month and the Fightin's are 13-10 (as opposed to 11-12 in real life after 23 games). First thing I did - with Howard and Utley on the DL for so long - was make a trade for a RH bat. With a marginal budget to work with, I had to send Dom Brown to the Padres for Chase Headley and moved Polanco over to 2B with Galvis backing up 2B & SS - mostly PHing and PRing when needed.

    Amazingly, Polly must have forgotten how old he is since he's leading the team with a .362 Avg.

    The difference on offense is the Phils are top-5 in the NL for OB% - something they've lacked lately. They're also top-5 in hits, runs scored and SBs. But, 15th in SLG & HRs. Only one player has more than 1 HR and that's Rollins with three.

    Pitching-wise, they're top-5 for starter ERA and dead last in bullpen ERA. Any of this sound familiar?

    Instead of releasing Podsednik, like the Phils did, I moved him to San Fran for Gregor Blanco - they get the more proven player while the Phils get a bit younger - especially since Pierre's already on the roster along with Nix.

    Mayberry went on the DL the first week, but has been solid since returning (about 6 games).

    Halladay is top-5 for ERA but only has a 1-3 record to show for it - looking like Cliff's start to 2012. Hamels has the highest ERA of the starters (4+) but is getting good run support and has 3 wiins.

    Ruiz started out like a house afire, but has cooled lately. He leads the team in RBIs, but there are 2-3 others within one or two.

    So far, the NL East has every team over .500 with the Marlins & Nationals both at 15-8. The Phils started out 2-6 which dropped them to #29 on the Power Meter, but have gone 11-4 the rest of the month and are now #9 in MLB.

    I'm trying to be a bit more aggressive - which is what I wanted Charlie to do early this year. It's paying off a bit - especially with the hit-n-runs with contact guys at the plate. At worst, it's eliminated possible double plays.

    It's been fun to go thru so far. I'll try to keep this updated as I go through each month.
    "Chuckie doesn't take on 2-0. Chuckie's hackin'." - Chuck Carr two days prior to being released by the Milwaukee Brewers

  • #2
    Mid-May now and the Fightin's are up to 21-14 (2 games behind both Washington and Atlanta who are tied at the top). Massive injuries are a problem in the outfield. Lost both Mayberry and Pierre long-term (6-9 weeks each) and have to rely on farm system players since I moved Dom Brown. So far, they're okay but it won't last too long. My have to make a move if we hit a 3-4 game losing streak. Rollins has been in beastmode for the most part - up to 6 HRs and just knocked his second triple of the season. Victorino was in a two-week slump but a bases loaded double got him out of if and Freddy Galvis is becoming one of the best pinch hitters ever. Both Halladay and Lee are top-10 in ERA yet have a combined 2-6 W/L record. Worley laughs at them with his 4 wins while holding an ERA approaching 5.
    "Chuckie doesn't take on 2-0. Chuckie's hackin'." - Chuck Carr two days prior to being released by the Milwaukee Brewers

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    • #3
      Ben, You mentioned Out of the Park Baseball's Sim games, well you should also Check out Out of the Park Baseball's photo galleries (google: Gambo and T_Will photopack Or Out Of The Park Developments) Over 17,000 photo sections of players from 1870 to present and they add to it daily). You can request photos of certain players and members are happy to provide them, if available. During the regular season they post photos of each new player who makes their major leagues debut. You can Download photos to share with the other members of the forum. I enjoy it and recommend it,
      Last edited by philliesfiend55; 11-07-2012, 10:06 AM.

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      • #4
        May is now complete and the Phils find themselves leading the NL East by two games over the Marlins. The Nats took a big hit with Jayson Werth landing on the 60-day DL with a fractured collarbone. He was their best hitter while they were in first for more than a month while still having the AVG leader, HR leader, ERA leader & strikeout leader. They haven't called up Harper yet, but he's hitting .344 in AA with 12 HRs already.

        Placido Polanco reached his 2000 hit milestone on May 5th.

        Bullpen is still shakey as ever, but the rotation's been solid enough to go 7+ for the most part with the top three. Qualls has been lights out as a set-up so far.

        Ryan Howard's due to return in a week from his Achilles tendon injury and Juan Pierre finally returns since injuring himself mid-April. Utley's still a month away and it's another whole month after that until Mayberry returns.

        Thome & Blanton are bugging me about contract extensions and with Ryan returning, Thome's likely to be moved for some depth. Who knows? Maybe the O's will take his bat like they did in real life.

        Here's what the team looks like so far:

        April 13-10 (.565)
        May 20-9 (.690)
        Overall 33-19 (.635)

        Extra-inning games 6-1
        One-run games 12-4

        NL Rankings

        Batting

        Batting Average (2nd)
        On Base Percentage (2nd)
        Slugging Percentage (9th)
        On-Base + Slugging (3rd)
        Runs Scored (2nd)
        Hits (2nd)
        Extra-Base Hits (7th)
        Home Runs (16th)
        Strikeouts (2nd)
        Stolen Bases (1st)

        Pitching

        Earned Run Average (5th)
        Starters' ERA (2nd)
        Bullpen ERA (15th)
        Runs Allowed (4th)
        Hits Allowed (14th)
        Opponents AVG (11th)
        BABIP (12th)
        Home Runs Allowed (1st)
        Bases on Balls (1st)
        Strikeouts (6th)

        Batting Leaders

        Batting Average: P. Polanco (.329)
        On-Base Percentage: P. Polanco (.397)
        Slugging Percentage: J. Rollins (.471)
        On-Base + Slugging: H. Pence (.842)
        Hits: H. Pence (61)
        Doubles: H. Pence (17)
        Triples: J. Rollins (3)
        Home Runs: J. Rollins (8)
        Runs Battin In: J. Rollins (31)
        Runs Scored: J. Rollins (39)
        Stolen Bases: S. Victorino (14)
        Total Bases: J. Rollins (99)
        Wins Above Replacement: J. Rollins (2.3)

        Pitching Leaders

        Earned Run Average: R. Halladay (2.05)
        Wins: C. Hamels (6)
        Saves: J. Papelbon (15)
        Innings Pitched: C. Lee (82.0)
        Shutouts: C. Lee (1)
        Hits per 9IP: C. Lee (7.35)
        Home Runs per 9IP: R. Halladay (0.27)
        Strikeouts: C. Hamels (76)
        K's per 9IP: C. Hamels (8.96)
        K's per BB: R. Halladay (25.50)
        Opponents AVG: C. Lee (.218)
        Walks + Hits per 9IP: R. Halladay (0.89)
        Wins Above Replacement: C. Hamels (3.1)
        "Chuckie doesn't take on 2-0. Chuckie's hackin'." - Chuck Carr two days prior to being released by the Milwaukee Brewers

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        • #5
          Ouch. June begins with a loud thud. Roy Halladay goes down with an elbow injury that will take 8-9 months of recovery time - making it close for ST next year. Howard's been activated and Thome was traded to the Rangers for SP Matt Harrison. I'm not a big fan of his (though he did have a good year in '12), and he came over with an ERA of 4.80, but he's 2-0 so far with an ERA in the 2s and will be used as a platoon #5 with Kendrick depending on opponent. They have Ryan figured out in this - he's over 1K per game and has himself a golden sombrero so far in his first 10 starts. It took a long time, but Victorino finally hit his first dinger of the season.

          Amateur draft was held, and so far 5 of the first 6 picks have signed. I only recognized 2-3 names who went early and simply used my first three picks on a power-hitting corner outfielder, power starting pitcher, and a second baseman. I then had enough of it and auto-drafted the next 20+ rounds.
          Last edited by Ben Grimm; 11-07-2012, 03:07 PM.
          "Chuckie doesn't take on 2-0. Chuckie's hackin'." - Chuck Carr two days prior to being released by the Milwaukee Brewers

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          • #6
            Now it's the end of June with the true dog days coming up. Rough time as Hamels decided to go cold for a few starts and Blanton picked up the slack along with Worley. Utley's now on minor league rehab and should be good to go in two weeks. Pierre played two games and immediately go injured again and is back on the DL - joining Mayberry. It's gonna be tough without Halladay for the 2nd half & may be required to make an offer for a pitcher if this team leaks oil. So far, so good though and I don't want to take on any more salary.

            After a slow start (2 doubles after 10 games), Ryan's heated up a bit launching 4 homers over his last 15. His overall numbers aren't great, but much better than Thome is doing currently. Quiet player so far is Headley. He's top 5 in almost every category for the team - including runs, hits, walks, RBI, HR, SB, 2B & OBP. He's been extended in a very fair deal for both sides as his contract never goes over $10M per year and he'll only be 31 or so when it expires.

            Here's the Fightin's thru June with the AS Game creeping up.

            April 13-10 (.565)
            May 20-9 (.690)
            June 18-10 (.643)
            Overall 51-29 (.637)

            Extra-inning games 7-2
            One-run games 17-6

            NL Rankings

            Batting

            Batting Average (4th)
            On Base Percentage (2nd)
            Slugging Percentage (8th)
            On-Base + Slugging (3rd)
            Runs Scored (2nd)
            Hits (3rd)
            Extra-Base Hits (7th)
            Home Runs (14th)
            Bases on Balls (2nd)
            Strikeouts (1st)
            Stolen Bases (1st)

            Pitching

            Earned Run Average (2nd)
            Starters' ERA (1st)
            Bullpen ERA (15th)
            Runs Allowed (2nd)
            Hits Allowed (11th)
            Opponents AVG (9th)
            BABIP (8th)
            Home Runs Allowed (1st)
            Bases on Balls (1st)
            Strikeouts (10th)

            Batting Leaders

            Batting Average: H. Pence (.297)
            On-Base Percentage: S. Victorino (.361)
            Slugging Percentage: H. Pence (.454)
            On-Base + Slugging: H. Pence (.813)
            Hits: H. Pence (91)
            Doubles: H. Pence (23)
            Triples: J. Rollins (4)
            Home Runs: J. Rollins (12)
            Runs Battin In: H. Pence (44)
            Runs Scored: J. Rollins (63)
            Stolen Bases: S. Victorino (21)
            Total Bases: J. Rollins (144)
            Wins Above Replacement: J. Rollins (3.2)

            Pitching Leaders

            Earned Run Average: C. Lee (2.20)
            Wins: C. Hamels (8)
            Saves: J. Papelbon (21)
            Innings Pitched: C. Lee (118.2)
            Shutouts: C. Lee (1)
            Hits per 9IP: C. Lee (7.89)
            Home Runs per 9IP: V. Worley (0.35)
            Strikeouts: C. Lee (110)
            K's per 9IP: C. Lee (8.34)
            K's per BB: C. Lee (5.79)
            Opponents AVG: C. Lee (.231)
            Walks + Hits per 9IP: C. Lee (1.04)
            Wins Above Replacement: C. Hamels (3.19)
            "Chuckie doesn't take on 2-0. Chuckie's hackin'." - Chuck Carr two days prior to being released by the Milwaukee Brewers

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            • #7
              It's the end of July - and the end of the non-waiver trade period. The Phils are holding their lead over Miami by five games, but are feeling the pressure of not having Halladay in the lineup. Luckily, the offense has been steady and pretty much everybody is healthy for the first time. This month also highlighted a couple late-inning comebacks - one from as much as being down 7-2 in the 9th inning and putting up 8 runs to win 10-7.

              With the deadline looming, I was looking for some possibilities for 2013 by moving some expiring contracts/underperformers while not hurting the active roster for a playoff push. With the return of Utley - along with Headley already at 3B - Polanco became expendable. Polly's having a great year, so it hurt a bit to move him, but couldn't pass up on an underachieving LF in Alex Gordon who's got a manageable contract thru the next few years as he was extended prior to 2012.

              What's been really hurting has been LHPs in the pen. So far, only Savery is holding his own. That made it essential to move two younger bodies for Phil Coke.

              Here's where the team is at now:

              Transactions

              July 1st - Released UTIL Michael Martinez
              Representing the Phillies for the 2012 All-Star Game were Cliff Lee, Jimmy Rollins and Hunter Pence.

              July 11th - Activated SP Joe Blanton from 15-day DL
              July 16th - Traded RP Michael Schwimer and RP Jacob Diekman to Kansas City Royals for 2B Johnny Giavotella
              July 19th - Activated OF John Mayberry Jr. from 60-day DL
              July 19th - Purchased contract of 2B Chase Utley from AAA Lehigh Valley
              July 19th - Traded 2B/3B Placido Polanco to Kansas City for LF Alex Gordon
              July 19th - Sent LF/CF Gregor Blanco to AAA Lehigh Valley
              July 21st - Placed LF Alex Gordon on 15-day DL - Recalled Gregor Blanco from AAA Lehigh Valley
              July 24th - Activated LF Juan Pierre from 60-day DL - Sent CF Laynce Nix to AAA Lehigh Valley
              July 31st - Traded RP Michael Stutes to Minnesota Twins for RP Phil Coke

              Team Info

              April 13-10 (.565)
              May 20-9 (.690)
              June 18-10 (.643)
              July 14-9 (.609)
              Overall 65-38 (.631)

              Extra-inning games 9-2
              One-run games 20-8

              NL Rankings

              Batting

              Batting Average (3rd)
              On Base Percentage (2nd)
              Slugging Percentage (4th)
              On-Base + Slugging (2nd)
              Runs Scored (2nd)
              Hits (4th)
              Extra-Base Hits (5th)
              Home Runs (10th)
              Bases on Balls (2nd)
              Strikeouts (1st)
              Stolen Bases (1st)

              Pitching

              Earned Run Average (7th)
              Starters' ERA (2nd)
              Bullpen ERA (15th)
              Runs Allowed (4th)
              Hits Allowed (11th)
              Opponents AVG (10th)
              BABIP (11th)
              Home Runs Allowed (4th)
              Bases on Balls (1st)
              Strikeouts (12th)

              Team Leaders

              Batting

              Batting Average: P. Polanco (316), H. Pence (.306)
              On-Base Percentage: P. Polanco (.369), H. Pence (.363)
              Slugging Percentage: H. Pence (.485), C. Headley (.460)
              On-Base + Slugging: H. Pence (.848)
              Hits: H. Pence (123), J. Rollins (121)
              Doubles: S. Victorino (28), C. Headley (27), H. Pence (27)
              Triples: J. Rollins (4), H. Pence (3)
              Home Runs: J. Rollins (16), C. Headley (15), H. Pence (13)
              Runs Battin In: H. Pence (65)
              Runs Scored: J. Rollins (83)
              Stolen Bases: S. Victorino (29), J. Rollins (24)
              Xtra Base Hits: C. Headley (44), H. Pence (43)
              Total Bases: H. Pence (195)
              Wins Above Replacement: J. Rollins (4.0)

              Pitching Leaders

              Earned Run Average: C. Lee (2.56)
              Wins: C. Hamels (12), C. Lee (10)
              Saves: J. Papelbon (27)
              Innings Pitched: C. Lee (165.0), C. Hamels (152.2)
              Shutouts: C. Lee (2)
              Hits per 9IP: C. Lee (7.85), J. Blanton (8.61)
              Home Runs per 9IP: V. Worley (0.50), C. Lee (0.65)
              Strikeouts: C. Lee (151), C. Hamels (129)
              K's per 9IP: C. Lee (8.24), C. Hamels (7.60)
              K's per BB: C. Lee (5.59)
              Opponents AVG: C. Lee (.232), J. Blanton (.251)
              Walks + Hits per 9IP: C. Lee (1.04), J. Blanton (1.18)
              Wins Above Replacement: C. Lee (5.7), C. Hamels (4.4)
              "Chuckie doesn't take on 2-0. Chuckie's hackin'." - Chuck Carr two days prior to being released by the Milwaukee Brewers

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              • #8
                August started out quite rough as far as health goes. Both Cliff Lee and Jimmy Rollins were on the DL for three weeks. Trotting out a rotation of Hamels, Blanton, Worley, Kendrick and Harrison isn’t the recipe for success, but the bats maintained and the bullpen improved with the better balance from the few tweaks made last month.

                A couple of milestones were reached this past month.

                Date: 8/8/2012

                Jimmy Rollins collected hit number 2000 of his career as he went 4-5 for the Phils against Atlanta.

                Date: 8/13/2012

                Ryan Howard reached the 300 home run mark with a 418-foot shot to right-center field in Miami.

                Here's where the team is at now:

                Team Info

                April 13-10 (.565)
                May 20-9 (.690)
                June 18-10 (.643)
                July 14-9 (.609)
                August 20-9 (.690)
                Overall 85-47 (.644)

                Extra-inning games 10-2
                One-run games 24-12

                NL Rankings

                Batting

                Batting Average (4th)
                On Base Percentage (2nd)
                Slugging Percentage (3rd)
                On-Base + Slugging (2nd)
                Runs Scored (2nd)
                Hits (5th)
                Extra-Base Hits (6th)
                Home Runs (9th)
                Bases on Balls (1st)
                Strikeouts (1st)
                Stolen Bases (1st)

                Pitching

                Earned Run Average (5th)
                Starters' ERA (2nd)
                Bullpen ERA (12th)
                Runs Allowed (2nd)
                Hits Allowed (7th)
                Opponents AVG (9th)
                BABIP (7th)
                Home Runs Allowed (6th)
                Bases on Balls (1st)
                Strikeouts (14th)

                Team Leaders

                Batting

                Batting Average: H. Pence (.304)
                On-Base Percentage: H. Pence (.363)
                Slugging Percentage: J. Rollins (.483), H. Pence (.482)
                On-Base + Slugging: H. Pence (.845), J. Rollins (.838), C. Headley (.830)
                Hits: H. Pence (153), C. Headley (142)
                Doubles: H. Pence (32), S. Victorino (31), C. Headley (30)
                Triples: J. Rollins (6)
                Home Runs: C. Headley (21), J. Rollins 20), R. Howard (18), H. Pence (17)
                Runs Batted In: H. Pence (78), C. Headley (76)
                Runs Scored: J. Rollins (91)
                Stolen Bases: S. Victorino (32), J. Rollins (25)
                Xtra Base Hits: C. Headley (53), H. Pence (53)
                Total Bases: H. Pence (244), C. Headley (239)
                Wins Above Replacement: J. Rollins (4.8)

                Pitching Leaders

                Earned Run Average: C. Lee (2.52)
                Wins: C. Hamels (15), C. Lee (12), V. Worley (11)
                Saves: J. Papelbon (37)
                Innings Pitched: C. Hamels (197.2), C. Lee (178.1)
                Shutouts: C. Lee (2)
                Hits per 9IP: C. Lee (7.72), J. Blanton (8.55)
                Home Runs per 9IP: C. Lee (0.61), V. Worley (0.66)
                Strikeouts: C. Hamels (168), C. Lee (160)
                K's per 9IP: C. Lee (8.07), C. Hamels (7.65)
                K's per BB: C. Lee (5.33)
                Opponents AVG: C. Lee (.228), J. Blanton (.253)
                Walks + Hits per 9IP: C. Lee (1.03), J. Blanton (1.22)
                Wins Above Replacement: C. Lee (6.2), C. Hamels (5.5)
                "Chuckie doesn't take on 2-0. Chuckie's hackin'." - Chuck Carr two days prior to being released by the Milwaukee Brewers

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                • #9
                  I'm guessing you're running a little ahead of the baseball Pythagorean theorem with that record in one run games. Do you know how many runs total the Phils have scored and allowed?
                  Seen on a bumper sticker: If only closed minds came with closed mouths.
                  Some minds are like concrete--thoroughly mixed up and permanently set.
                  A Lincoln: I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

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                  • #10
                    So far...

                    653 runs scored
                    506 runs allowed
                    "Chuckie doesn't take on 2-0. Chuckie's hackin'." - Chuck Carr two days prior to being released by the Milwaukee Brewers

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                    • #11
                      I just got the following message...

                      Peter Angelos, owner of the Baltimore Orioles, has passed away. He succumbed to a longtime illness yesterday. The sad news was announced today at a press conference in Baltimore. His son, Peter Angelos Jr., will take over the ownership of the team.

                      That's odd to put something like that into a game.

                      Also, Ruben Tejada - the young shortstop for the Mets - was forced to retire from baseball at age 22 because of a shattered wrist that cannot not be repaired well enough to allow him to play.
                      "Chuckie doesn't take on 2-0. Chuckie's hackin'." - Chuck Carr two days prior to being released by the Milwaukee Brewers

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                      • #12
                        A terrible September so far. As of 9/1, the Phils had a 9 game lead over Atlanta. Since then, the Phils have stumbled along with a 9-12 record with the Bravos going 15-6 in the same span. The lead is now down to 3 games with 9 to go. I'll try to finish this tonight or tomorrow and see what the playoff picture looks like.
                        "Chuckie doesn't take on 2-0. Chuckie's hackin'." - Chuck Carr two days prior to being released by the Milwaukee Brewers

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                        • #13
                          Phils take 3 from Washington but the Braves did the same with Miami. Only 6 games to go for both teams, but the 3 game lead looks a bit safer now.
                          "Chuckie doesn't take on 2-0. Chuckie's hackin'." - Chuck Carr two days prior to being released by the Milwaukee Brewers

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                          • #14
                            End of the regular season.

                            After that 9-12 start through the first three weeks of September, the Phils finished with a flurry as they tried to outpace the Braves in the final weeks of the season - winning the division by 4 games and surpassing the 100-win mark for the second consecutive season.

                            Toughest part of the season was the pitching staff and bullpen. I hardly expected Halladay to go down for the year so early. Add in Lee with two stints on the DL followed by Hamels on it once, and the rotation was thin. The bullpen improved - mostly by subtraction via appearance limits, L/R matchups or trades.

                            Ryan Howard's return was successful as he was on pace for 40+ HRs. Chase's started out slowly, but he had a solid final month. As figured prior to the regular season last year, Wigginton and Nix were practically worthless. They may be paid to play for somebody else this offseason. On the pitching side, many of the young kids failed in the pen, and Contreras fell apart towards the end.

                            There was one strange game. During a heated battle against Atlanta with the Phils down 7-3, Chase Utley launched a 3-run HR during the 6th inning to bring the game within one. In their final at bat, Utley was up again against Johnny Venters. Venters drilled Chase in the ribs, and after much jawing, Utley charged the mound - leading to a bench-clearing brawl. Both Venters and Utley were ejected - as was Brian McCann. The game also saw Atlanta starter Julio Tejeran go down with an injury in the first and his replacement, Randall Delgado, was forced to leave in the second - both with elbow soreness.

                            Here's a breakdown of how the team did overall as well as basic hitting/pitching stats below.

                            Overall Record: 101-61 (.623), 1st place in NL East
                            Home: 54-27
                            Road: 47-34
                            Extra Innings: 11-3
                            One-run Games: 28-15
                            Last 10 Games: 8-2
                            April: 13-10
                            May: 20-9
                            June: 18-10
                            July: 14-9
                            August: 20-9
                            September: 14-13
                            October: 2-1

                            NL Rankings

                            Batting

                            Batting Average: .262 (4th)
                            On-Base Percentage: .343 (1st)
                            Slugging Percentage: .406 (4th)
                            On-Base + Slugging: .750 (2nd)
                            Runs Scored: 793 (2nd)
                            Hits: 1444 (6th)
                            Extra-Base Hits: 459 (8th)
                            Home Runs: 153 (9th)
                            Bases-On-Balls: 638 (1st)
                            Strikeouts: 1007 (2nd)
                            Stolen Bases: 142 (1st)

                            Pitching

                            Earned Run Average: 3.92 (8th)
                            Starters' ERA: 3.81 (9th)
                            Bullpen ERA: 4.24 (12th)
                            Runs Allowed: 660 (3rd)
                            Hits Allowed: 1459 (14th)
                            Opponents AVG: .259 (12th)
                            BABIP: .299 (8th)
                            Home Runs Allowed: 142 (t-6th)
                            Bases-On-Balls: 395 (1st)
                            Strikeouts: 1082 (16th)

                            Team Statistics

                            Batting
                            Code:
                            POS  Player Name         G    AB    R   H   2B  3B   HR  RBI   TB  BB    K   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   OPS
                            
                            C    Carlos Ruiz        142  484   68  111  23   0    6   66  152  74   71    6   1  .229  .336  .314  .650
                            1B   Ryan Howard*       107  401   80  100  20   0   27   78  201  61  110    4   2  .249  .348  .501  .849
                            2B   Chase Utley*        63  208   27   51   6   1    7   28   80  33   32    2   3  .245  .379  .385  .764
                            3B   Chase Headley#     160  620  101  173  40   2   25   90  292  70  133   15   8  .279  .361  .471  .832
                            SS   Jimmy Rollins      143  594  112  167  23   7   24   80  276  55   63   26   4  .281  .345  .465  .801
                            LF   Alex Gordon*        49  163   22   36   4   2    7   20   65  31   46    1   0  .221  .355  .399  .754
                            CF   Shane Victorino#   159  619   80  169  37   6    7   70  239  67   79   45  15  .273  .353  .386  .739
                            RF   Hunter Pence       158  617   92  186  35   4   25  101  304  58   95   13   6  .301  .362  .493  .855
                            
                            C    Brian Schneider*    29   80   10   21   4   0    1    8   28  16   10    0   0  .263  .381  .350  .731
                            1B   Jim Thome*          50  144   22   26   6   1    6   31   52  30   32    1   0  .181  .318  .361  .680
                            1B   Darrin Ruf           3    6    1    1   0   0    0    0    1   0    2    0   0  .167  .167  .167  .333
                            2B   Pete Orr*           17   32    3   12   1   0    0    4   13   1    6    0   0  .375  .394  .406  .800
                            2B   Johnny Giavotella    4   10    1    1   0   1    0    3    3   0    0    0   0  .100  .091  .300  .391
                            IF   Placido Polanco     82  320   35  101  26   2    3   44  140  21   18    6   1  .316  .369  .438  .806
                            IF   Freddy Galvis#      96  200   23   60   9   1    6   32   89  10   31    5   1  .300  .343  .445  .788
                            UT   Ty Wigginton        57  134   20   29   4   0    2   17   39  20   36    0   1  .216  .323  .291  .614
                            UT   Laynce Nix*         50   78    6   12   1   1    2   10   21   8   18    0   0  .154  .227  .269  .497
                            OF   Gregor Blanco*      65  165   24   41   3   2    2   18   54  31   32    5   2  .248  .371  .327  .699
                            OF   Juan Pierre*        58  160   23   54   9   2    0   12   67   5   10   12   3  .338  .355  .419  .774
                            OF   Lou Montanez        33   92   12   27   8   0    1   15   38  15   12    1   0  .293  .391  .413  .804
                            OF   John Mayberry Jr.   27   55    8   15   1   0    2    6   22   9   12    0   1  .273  .375  .400  .775
                            OF   Tyson Gillies*       5    6    1    2   0   0    0    1    2   0    1    0   0  .333  .333  .333  .667
                            
                            * - Bats LH # - Bats Both
                            Pitching
                            Code:
                            POS  Player Name         W   L   SV    ERA   G  GS     IP    H    R   ER  HR   BB   K   WHIP  OAVG  BABIP
                            
                            SP   Cole Hamels*       15   8    0   3.78  31  31  211.2  234   99   89  18   41  180  1.30  .277   .334
                            SP   Vance Worley       13   9    0   4.33  33  33  212.0  230  103  102  19   59  148  1.36  .274   .314
                            SP   Cliff Lee*         14   5    0   2.65  28  27  203.2  180   63   60  12   34  177  1.05  .233   .289
                            SP   Joe Blanton         9   7    0   4.01  28  28  182.0  181   84   81  23   51  102  1.27  .260   .277
                            SP   Matt Harrison*      8   8    0   4.80  19  19  123.2  131   67   66  19   32   76  1.32  .274   .292
                            
                            CL   Jonathan Papelbon   4   3   44   2.72  52   0   49.2   28   15   15   3   16   45  0.89  .163   .202
                            RP   Justin De Fratus    6   2    3   2.73  46   0   59.1   44   18   18   4   24   53  1.15  .209   .260
                            RP   Chad Qualls         7   1    4   2.93  47   0   55.1   44   20   18   8   13   51  1.03  .216   .248
                            RP   Joe Savery*         6   0    1   3.05  41   0   41.1   38   14   14   1   14   36  1.26  .244   .311
                            RP   Jose Contreras      3   3    3   6.46  33   0   39.0   44   30   28   4   25   34  1.77  .282   .339
                            
                                 Kyle Kendrick       6   4    0   5.20  28  14  110.2  135   66   64  20   35   49  1.54  .301   .303
                                 Roy Halladay        4   5    0   1.95  11  10   73.2   62   18   16   3    2   59  0.87  .228   .281
                                 Pat Misch*          1   0    1   3.43  15   0   21.0   20    8    8   1    5   13  1.19  .247   .284
                                 Phil Coke*          0   2    1   2.95  18   0   18.1   16    6    6   2    7   11  1.25  .235   .255
                                 Michael Stutes      2   1    0   7.04  16   0   15.1   23   12   12   0   10   14  2.15  .338   .426
                                 Antonio Bastardo*   1   2    0  11.25  12   0   12.0   10   15   15   3   11   15  1.75  .222   .259
                                 Michael Schwimer    1   0    0   6.52   9   0    9.2   17    7    7   2    5    7  2.28  .386   .429
                                 Jeremy Horst*       0   0    0   7.45  13   0    9.2   13    8    8   0    5    8  1.86  .317   .394
                                 David Herndon       1   1    0   8.22   6   0    7.2    9    7    7   0    5    4  1.83  .310   .360
                            
                            * - Pitches LH
                            Next up is the postseason.

                            In the NL, Philly, St. Louis and Arizona won their respective divisions with Atlanta & Milwaukee playing a one-game set for the Wild Card. For the AL, the Yankees, Royals , and Angels topped their divisions while AL East rivals Tampa Bay & Boston go heads-up to see who advances.

                            Hoping to get thru the rest by the weekend, and if by chance the Phils make the WS, I'll run it separately.
                            "Chuckie doesn't take on 2-0. Chuckie's hackin'." - Chuck Carr two days prior to being released by the Milwaukee Brewers

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                            • #15
                              It's playoff time. Milwaukee defeated Atlanta in the WC matchup and face the Phils in a best-of-5 series in the NLDS. Cole Hamels has me nervous as he's been very shaky during the final month of the season and it carried into the postseason. Below are the results.

                              2012 National League Division Series (3-1): Philadelphia Phillies (101-61) over Milwaukee Brewers (86-66)
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                              Game 1
                              Sunday, October 7th, 2012 at Citizens Bank Park
                              
                                                        1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9    R    H    E
                              Milwaukee Brewers         2   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0    3    6    0
                              Philadelphia Phillies     0   0   0   0   0   1   1   3   X    5    8    1
                              
                                PITCHERS: MIL - Grienke, Rodriguez (8)
                                          PHI - Lee, Qualls (8), Papelbon (9)
                              
                                           WP - Chad Qualls
                                           LP - Zach Grienke
                                         SAVE - Jonathan Papelbon
                              
                               HOME RUNS: MIL - Braun
                                          PHI - Headley, Howard
                              
                              ATTENDANCE: 43,337
                                 WEATHER: Partly Cloudy (54 degrees), wind blowing out to right at 9 mph
                              
                              
                              Game 2
                              Monday, October 8th, 2012 at Citizens Bank Park
                              
                                                        1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9    R    H    E
                              Milwaukee Brewers         2   2   0   0   0   1   0   2   0    7   17    1
                              Philadelphia Phillies     0   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   1    2    7    0
                              
                                PITCHERS: MIL - Estrada, Loe (8)
                                          PHI - Hamels, De Fratus (8)
                              
                                           WP - Estrada
                                           LP - Hamels
                                         SAVE - none
                              
                               HOME RUNS: MIL - Gonzalez (2), Robinson
                                          PHI - none
                              
                              ATTENDANCE: 43,318
                                 WEATHER: Partly Cloudy (51 degrees), wind blowing out to center at 10 mph
                              
                              
                              Game 3
                              Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 at Miller Park
                              
                                                        1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9    R    H    E
                              Philadelphia Phillies     0   2   0   0   0   1   0   2   1    6   11    2
                              Milwaukee Brewers         0   2   1   0   0   0   0   1   0    4    8    0
                              
                                PITCHERS: PHI - Worley, Qualls (7), Coke (8), Papelbon (8)
                                          MIL - Gallardo, Rodriguez (7), Loe (8), Axford (9)
                              
                                           WP - Qualls
                                           LP - Rodriguez
                                         SAVE - Papelbon
                              
                               HOME RUNS: PHI - Pence, Utley
                                          MIL - Gomez, Lucroy
                              
                              ATTENDANCE: 42,099
                                 WEATHER: Roof closed, 65 degrees
                              
                              
                              Game 4
                              Thursday, October 11th, 2012 at Miller Park
                              
                                                        1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9    R    H    E
                              Philadelphia Phillies     0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   2    3    5    1
                              Milwaukee Brewers         0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0    1    7    1
                              
                                PITCHERS: PHI - Lee, Savery (7), Coke (8), Qualls (9)
                                          MIL - Grienke, Schlereth (9)
                              
                                           WP - Coke
                                           LP - Grienke
                                         SAVE - Qualls
                              
                               HOME RUNS: PHI - Rollins
                                          MIL - none
                              
                              ATTENDANCE: 41,739
                                 WEATHER: Roof closed, 65 degrees
                              Next up is the NLCS vs the St. Louis Cardinals who took care of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Should be a good series.
                              Last edited by Ben Grimm; 11-23-2012, 08:06 AM.
                              "Chuckie doesn't take on 2-0. Chuckie's hackin'." - Chuck Carr two days prior to being released by the Milwaukee Brewers

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