Jayson Werth: Best Phillies Outfielder

Posted: 17th September 2009 by Alex Danvers in MLB
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Everybody loves the Flyin’ Hawaiian, and Raul Ibanez got lots of ink for his big first half, but the Sarge has quietly put up the best season of the three Phillies outfielders.   Here’s a quick comparison:   Jayson Werth:   .272/.373/.526 OPS .899 34 HR, 88 RBI, 90 R, 13 SB  2.5 UZR/150 2009 35.6 UZR/150 2008 37.7 UZR/150 2007   Raul Ibanez:   .280/.350/.567 OPS .918 31 HR, 86 RBI, 83 R, 4 SB 5.1 UZR/150 2009 -10.4 UZR/150 2008 -23.3 UZR/150 2007   Shane Victorino:   .298/.364/.456 OPS .820 10 HR, 58 RBI, 94 R, 23 SB -4.0 UZR/150 2009 7.8 UZR/150 2008 19.1 UZR/150 2007 (played predominantly RF)   The race is close, particularly between Ibanez and Werth. They are neck and neck in OPS, with Iba ...

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