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Is there an easier team in baseball to analyze than the Phillies?  Their hitting is historically great (they haven't scored this many runs per game since 1930); their pitching is historically awful (they've let up this many runs per game only a few times since 1939).  What more is there to say?

All we really can do is demonstrate these principles in various ways, so here's another two for you.

First, as you could guess, the team is horrible when they don't score many runs.  How bad?  They have the second worst winning percentage for games in which they've scored 3 runs or fewer, winning only 4 times out of 42 games.  Here's the chart of all teams:

Team G W L %
SDN 68 23 45 0.338
ANA 55 15 40 0.273
ARI 67 18 49 0.269
TOR 67 18 49 0.269
NYN 60 16 44 0.267
BOS 52 13 39 0.250
CHN 57 13 44 0.228
MIL 54 12 42 0.222
BAL 55 12 43 0.218
SEA 61 13 48 0.213
CLE 52 11 41 0.212
DET 53 11 42 0.208
MIN 70 14 56 0.200
OAK 68 13 55 0.191
LAN 54 10 44 0.185
HOU 71 13 58 0.183
SFN 67 12 55 0.179
PIT 63 11 52 0.175
WAS 75 12 63 0.160
CIN 52 8 44 0.154
CHA 66 10 56 0.152
KCA 63 9 54 0.143
ATL 57 8 49 0.140
SLN 73 10 63 0.137
COL 52 7 45 0.135
TEX 55 7 48 0.127
TBA 52 6 46 0.115
NYA 39 4 35 0.103
PHI 42 4 38 0.095
FLO 55 3 52 0.055

On the flip side, they have the most wins in the NL (third most in the majors) when the team scores 7 runs or more. Their winning percentage is also excellent - third behind Arizona (perfect) and San Diego. The good and slightly surprising news here is that, as bad as the bullpen is, when the team scores 7 or more runs, the pitching has held the lead for the team in all but two games.

TEAM G W L %
NYA 61 56 5 0.918
BOS 54 51 3 0.944
PHI 46 44 2 0.957
ANA 48 43 5 0.896
TEX 46 41 5 0.891
DET 48 41 7 0.854
ATL 46 40 6 0.870
SEA 45 39 6 0.867
CLE 45 39 6 0.867
COL 42 36 6 0.857
SLN 40 35 5 0.875
ARI 34 34 0 1.000
SDN 35 34 1 0.971
CIN 42 33 9 0.786
MIN 37 32 5 0.865
FLO 37 32 5 0.865
NYN 39 32 7 0.821
MIL 33 31 2 0.939
TOR 35 31 4 0.886
PIT 38 31 7 0.816
LAN 31 29 2 0.935
HOU 32 29 3 0.906
CHN 32 28 4 0.875
TBA 38 28 10 0.737
KCA 32 27 5 0.844
OAK 29 25 4 0.862
BAL 33 25 8 0.758
WAS 28 24 4 0.857
SFN 28 22 6 0.786
CHA 25 21 4 0.840

It's a pretty easy formula for this team: score lots of runs and win; don't score lots of runs and lose.