How did members of the GCL Phillies compare with the league averages in offensive categories?

The Gulf Coast League wrapped up their regular season and the Phillies are preparing to meet the Braves in the playoffs. In this review, we look at how GCL Phillies hitters compared to the average GCL hitter.

This first group of players reached the league qualifying number of 2.7 plate appearances per game played by the team. For the GCL Phillies, the plate appearances required to qualify to be among league leaders is 157.

*Numbers in BOLD were better than the league average.

PLAYER AVG OBP SLG PA/XBH PA/HR PA/BB PA/K PA/R PA/RBI
GCL Average .241 .319 .336 17.7 104.8 11.9 4.8 8.9 10.4
Daniel Brito .284 .355 .421 12.6 107.5 10.23 8.0 6.1 8.6
Malvin Matos .242 .344 .363 13.2 92.5 9.7 6.2 9.7 12.3
Mickey Moniak .284 .340 .409 12.1 194.0 17.6 5.5 7.2 6.9
Jhailyn Ortiz .231 .325 .434 10.9 24.6 11.6 3.7 6.8 7.3
Josh Stephen .253 .339 .370 15.3 92.0 10.2 4.7 8.8 7.1
Cole Stobbe .270 .337 .405 14.0 42.0 12.0 5.6 7.3 12.9

The following players had fewer than 2.7 plate appearances per game with the GCL Phillies, but played in at least 20 games, and not on a rehab assignment.

PLAYER AVG OBP SLG PA/XBH PA/HR PA/BB PA/K PA/R PA/RBI
GCL Average .241 .319 .336 17.7 104.8 11.9 4.8 8.9 10.4
Rodolfo Duran .315 .346 .493 13.0 26.0 19.5 5.6 5.6 5.6
Nerluis Martinez .248 .322 .307 23.0 - 10.5 9.6 9.6 6.4
Ben Pelletier .217 .270 .265 29.7 - 17.8 3.6 6.4 17.8
Raul Rivas .240 .280 .250 110.0 - 36.7 7.3 8.5 13.7
Edwin Rodriguez .209 .322 .279 15.0 30.0 7.5 6.0 7.5 8.2
Lenin Rodriguez .340 .438 .453 16.0 64.0 7.1 8.0 10.7 12.8
Danny Zardon .260 .343 .407 9.3 140.0 8.7 6.7 8.7 8.2
Jose Antequera .299 .359 .444 8.6 - 14.3 10.7 6.1 18.4

* A designation of (-) in the PA/HR column means the player did not hit a home run this season.

GCL Phillies among league leaders

Jhailyn Ortiz - Third in HR (8)

Daniel Brito - Second in R (35)

Jose Antequera - Tied for second in doubles (13)

Danny Zardon - Tied for second in doubles (13)

Daniel Brito - Tied for fifth in total bases (80)

Explanation of stats categories

AVG - Player's batting average

OBP - Player's on-base percentage

SLG - Player's slugging percentage

PA/XBH - How many plate appearances does it take for a player to get an extra-base hit

PA/HR - How many plate appearances does it take for a player to hit a home run

PA/BB - How many plate appearances does it take for a player to draw a walk

PA/K - How many plate appearances does it take for a player to strike out

PA/R - How many plate appearances does it take for a player to score a run

PA/RBI - How many plate appearances does it take for a player to drive in a run


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