The San Francisco Giants vs the Philadelphia Phillies: By the Numbers

Comparisons between the combatants in the 2010 National League Championship Series involve a universe of obvious differences, vague intangibles, subtle nuances, insider knowledge, and man/woman on the street opinions. Thanks to Baseball- Reference.com, we can take a close look at the numbers put up by the San Francisco Giants and the Philadelphia Phillies during the 2010 regular season to see the precise differences.

Hitting:

2010 season RS RA TB HR XBH% BA BB OPS RG SB% SB-CS GDP SH/SF W-L SB3-CS3
Giants 697 583 2,241 162 7.8% .257 487 .729 4.30 63% 55/32 158 76/41 92-70 6-3
Phillies 772 640 2,307 166 7.8% .260 560 .745 4.77 84% 108/21 120 44/43 97-65 20-3

RS: runs scored/RA: runs allowed/TB: total bases/XBH%: percentage of all plate appearances ending with an extra base hit/BA: batting average/BB: bases on balls/OPS: on base %+slugging %/RG: runs scored per game/SB% SB CS: stolen base %, stolen bases, caught stealing/GDP: grounded into a double play/SH-SF: sacrifice hits, sacrifice flies/W-L: wins losses/SB3:CS3- steals of 3rd base, caught stealing 3rd base.


Pitching:

2010 season ERA CG tmSHO HR BB R SO WP WHIP HR/9 BB/9 QS IPmult 3pk SV BSv Hold
Giants 3.60 6 17 134 578 583 1,331 74 1.271 1.0 3.6 95 118 234 57 16 65
Phillies 3.95 14 21 168 416 640 1,183 26 1.248 0.8 2.6 94 63 194 40 20 61

 

 



ERA: earned run average/CG: complete games/tmSO-shutouts by a team, one or more pitchers/HR: home runs allowed/BB: walks allowed/SO-strikeouts/WP: wild pitches/WHIP-walks+hits per innings pitched/HR9: home runs allowed per 9 innings pitched/BB: walks per 9 innings pitched/QS: starter pitched at least 6 innings giving up 3 or fewer runs/IPmult: games in which a reliever pitched more than 1 inning/3pk: 3 pitch strikeouts/SV: saves/BSv: blown saves/Hold: pitcher entered the game in a save situation, did not get a save or a win, did not give up the lead.

Fielding:

2010 season E Ch PO A DP Fld% CA CDP PB WP SB-CS % OFE OFA OFDP PE
Giants 73 5,941 4,383 1,485 110 .986 103 11 6 74 115-49 30% 7 33 5 17
Phillies 83 4,369 4,369 1,687 156 .988 83 11 6 26 84-31 27% 6 27 7 9

E: team errors/Ch: team fielding chances/PO: team putouts/A: team assists/DP: team double plays/Fld%: team fielding percentage/CA: catcher assists/CDP: catcher double plays/PB: passed balls/WP: wild pitches/SB-CS%: opposition stolen bases, caught stealing, percentage/OFE: outfield errors/OFA: outfield assists/OFDP: outfield double plays/PE: pitcher errors.


SF vs Phi: 2010 Regular Season

W L R HR
Giants 3 3 27 8
Phillies 3 3 29 3

Game 1 4/26/10 5-1 Giants WP J. Sanchez LP R. Halladay
Game 2 4/27/10 6-2 Giants WP T. Wellemeyer LP J. Moyer
Game 3 4/28/10 7-6 Phils WP R. Madson LP: S. Romo
Game 4 8/17/10 9-3 Phils WP R. Oswalt LP: B. Zito
Game 5 8/18/10 8-2 Phils WP: J. Blanton LP: M. Cain
Game 6 8/19/10 5-2 Giants WP: J. Sanchez LP: C. Hamels

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