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FINAL: Phillies 28-32, 1 game out of final playoff spot. Next: Feb 27 vs. Blue Jays

Last game: 5-0 loss to the Rays

Next game: Saturday February 27, vs. Blue Jays
Radio: TBD

Probable Starters: TBD vs. TBD

NL East Standings and Playoff Odds:


For 2020, eight teams from each league make the playoffs: the top two in each division, and then the two remaining teams with the best record.

Current Postseason Seedings

MLB Rankings

History-making Bullpen

Albeit in only a short-season 186 innings, the Phillies’ bullpen made some history, recording an astonishing 7.06 ERA:

  • It’s the highest ERA for any bullpen in the expansion era (1961-on), surpassing the 2007 Tampa Bay Rays (6.16 in 497 innings).
  • It’s also the first bullpen ERA over 7.00 in 84 years, since the 1936 Browns (7.01 in 412 innings).
  • And it’s also the highest ERA of any bullpen in 90 years, since the 1930 Phillies (8.01 in 383.1 innings), and second highest behind only that one in the modern era (since 1901).

Highest bullpen ERAs in MLB history:

1) 1930 Phillies (383.1 IP), 8.01
2) 2020 Phillies (186.0), 7.06
3) 1936 Browns (412.0), 7.01
4) 1950 Browns (358.1), 6.81
5) 2020 Rockies (206.0), 6.77


For Reference

Phillies hitters (fangraphs)
Phillies pitchers (fangraphs)
Team hitting stats (fangraphs)
Team pitching stats (fangraphs)
Team stats (baseball-reference)


Run Diff is the average run differential: runs scored per game, less runs allowed per game

wRC+ (Weighted Runs Created Plus): an overall measure of hitting effectiveness, relative to an average hitter (wRC+ of 100 is average, 120 is 20% better than average). It takes all of a hitter’s (or team’s) contributions and weights them based on their value in generating runs.

FIP (Fielding-independent pitching) is based only on the stats that are considered to be most controllable by pitchers: strikeouts, walks, and home runs.