Phillies team leaders - September 4
by Scott Butler 9/4/16

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Phillies 2016 Record: 60-75

It's not getting prettier for the Fightins lately. The offense mustered just 10 hits in the entire three-game Washington series to show just how ugly the hitting has been at times.

How bad is the offense? It's really bad. This from Todd Zolecki:

They entered Saturday last in Major League Baseball in runs per game (3.70) and on-base percentage (.296). The Phillies are on pace to have their lowest runs-per-game average since 1988 (3.69) and their lowest on-base percentage since 1968 (.294).

Now that Vince Velasquez has been shut down for the season, it could bea scary final month. With the aftorementioned offense combined with a bullpen with a 4.48 ERA for the season and a rotation that will feature Adam Morgan and two schlubs from the minors on a regular basis, Pete Mackanin is going to have to do some serious managing to avoid a September disaster.

Anyway, here we are through 135 games:

Phillies Current Team Hitting Leaders (minimum 80 at-bats)

Average: Hernandez (.285) 
OBP: Ruiz (.368) 
SLG: Joseph (.490) 
OPS: Rupp (.784)
HR: Franco (22)
RBI: Franco (73)
Runs: Herrera (68)
Extra-base hits: Franco (44)
BB: Herrera (56)
SB: Herrera (19)
SO: Galvis/Herrera (112)

Phillies Current Team Starting Pitching Leaders (minimum 8 starts)
ERA: Hellickson (3.88)
IP: Eickhoff (161.2)
Wins: Hellickson (10)
WHIP: Hellickson (1.18)
Strikeouts: Velasquez (152)

Phillies Current Team Bullpen Leaders (minimum 10 appearances)
ERA: Neris (2.08)
IP: Neris (69.1)
WHIP: Neris (0.98)
Strikeouts: Neris (87)
Games: Neris (68)
Saves: Gomez (34)
Holds: Neris (27)

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