NL Standings and Team Stats
Franzke: "[Someone] said he's impressed with the way Sizemore "mentally shortens up" with two strikes."
LA: "I wish there was more of that up and down the order."
Well, LA, it turns out that no team in the NL does better with two strikes (relative to their overall hitting) than the Phillies do.
Overall, the Phils' .662 OPS is next to last in the NL, ahead of only the woeful Padres. But their OPS with two strikes is 6th in the league, actually slightly above average. In fact, the OPS that they retain with two strikes (76% of their overall OPS), is the best in the NL:
LA, yet again, falling back on the "why, in my day" trope.