Reasons the Phillies Are So Bad
- •Distrust of Sabermetrics.Until recently, they were one of the most old school teams in the league, relying on scouting by intuition, looks, and vanity stats.
- •AgeTheir core of players from the World Series runs in the last decade are now old or gone. Howard, Utley, Rollins, ...
- •Terrible depth on the benchWhich hurts when you hit a patch of injuries.
- •Coaching turnover