Thursday, May 07, 2015

Positives for Phillies

Searching for some positives for the Phillies is a difficult task this season.  They're terrible, no other way to put it.  There have been a few, literally, only a few, bright spots though.
Pheeling Positive:
*Odubel Herrera - he was essentially free (cost only $50K) and he looks to be a useful piece heading forward. He's batting .286/.699 with 11 R, 9 RBI, and 5 stolen bases, having played in every game thus far.
*Freddy Galvis - we knew the defense was decent, but his stick has been great so far. He's batting a lofty .330/.764 while providing a 0.8 WAR.
*Aaron Harang - signed to only a 1 YR/$5M contract makes him quite alluring come the Trade Deadline. Through 6 games started he's posted a 2.35 ERA and 0.97 WHIP, good for a 1.5 WAR. 

Feel free to add to the list, in the comments section, if you see fit.


C.M.R. said...

they serve hard liquor at CBP

should make for an entertaining phillies drinking game

Robert Dalton said...

Papelbon has been good and I think Garcia a good surprise in the bullpen.

Christopher Usewicz said...

Howard looks like he is coming around. And I have said many negative things for a long time about Howard but he isn't looking that bad

GM-Carson said...

Papelbon has been good, but has been sparingly used (hardly ever a lead to protect).

Garcia has been alright. Hoping for continued effort from him.

Howard is doing better of late, but he still has long way to go to prove something.

Bob D said...

Asche would have been on list too but his 0 for whatever it is now has dropped his average below 300. Then Ben Revere and Ryan Howard have shown better hitting, but its only been recently much too short of a time period.