Originally written on We Should Be GM's  |  Last updated 6/27/12
*Carlos Ruiz, with a .361 batting average, is the MLB leader.*Baltimore Orioles 1B/3B/DH Chris Davis, has more wins this season than the 3rd highest paid pitcher in the game Cliff Lee (Davis- 1, Lee- 0).*The Phillies are 9th in the Majors with 330 runs scored, despite having no Utley or Howard, and piddling OPS from Victorino (.716) and Mayberry (.662).*The Phils have the 3rd most hits (707) and 5th highest batting average (.266) in the Majors.*They've drawn the 4th lowest amount of walks (194) and have struck out the 4th lowest amount of times (485).  This happens with hack-happy batters like Pence, Rollins, Victorino, Polanco, Ruiz, etc. that make frequent contact.*They are successful in 85% of their stolen base attempts.  Eat that Davy Lopes!!!*Their staff ERA is 4.00, which ranks 16th in the Majors.  No Halladay with more KK, mediocre Lee, Bad Blanton, a horrific bullpen, and a poor defense are the reasons for this.*Despite all the struggles of the pitching staff this season, th...
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