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Some Friday Phillies Links, 5/6/11

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Phillies:

Win% of Phils' opponents to date: .464 (if you exclude their games vs. Phils: .486)
Win% of opponents on May 6-27: .567 (if you exclude their games vs. Phils: .618)

By the way, division win %'s so far:
NL East .548 AL East .500
NL Central .473 AL Central .487
NL West .484 AL West .516
And the Pythagorean formula version:
NL East .550 AL East .513
NL Central .502 AL Central .469
NL West .469 AL West .525
Looking forward to a battle.
350 career steals: 108th in history
83% success rate: 15th highest in history among those with 400+ attempts
(more after the break)

Elsewhere in baseball:
NL East - April wOBAs: Polanco in a tie for 1st, Howard 3rd, Victorino 7th, Ibanez last
He just had the 2nd worst month of his career (.333 wOBA, ahead of only Jun'06's .306)
In the 61 months that he's been in the league, 59 of the 61 have been over .350
(requires SABR membership)
This article questions his AAA stats and the timing of the call-up. MiLB stats