Nationals at Phillies Predictions and Preview for 6/6/2021

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The Washington Nationals visit the Philadelphia Phillies on 6/6/2021 at 1:05PM.


The Nationals and the Phillies face off in an regular season game. The Nationals have a record of 24-31 this season. The Phillies are 27-30 this season.

Starting Pitcher and Lineup for the Washington Nationals

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Austin Voth is 2-0 this season with an ERA of 2.93 in 27.2 innings pitched across 0 starts. He has a WHIP of 1.16 and yields an opponent Batting Average of 0.222. Austin Voth's pitching repertoire includes:
  • A Fastball that is on average 94.0 mph.
  • A Slider that is on average 90.2 mph.
  • A Curveball that is on average 78.3 mph.
  • A Changeup that is on average 88.3 mph.
Here is a breakdown of the type of contacted balls Austin Voth has attracted this season:
  • Ground Ball Rate: 45.7%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 34.3%
  • Line Drive Rate: 20.0%
He has attracted the following types of contact velocities:
  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 18.1%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 58.3%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 23.6%

Austin Voth

Austin Voth has hit 0 Home Runs, drove in 0 runs, and sports a .500 batting average this season. He also has scored 1 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.
He has an OPS that is above-average. He would not be classified as a power hitter this season.
He is a free swinger and his walk rate this season indicates it thus far, it is presently 0.0%. He strikes out a lot and his strikeout rate is indicative of his struggles with making contact, 50.0%. Getting on base is not an issue for Austin Voth this season.
Breaking down the types of contacted balls Austin Voth put into play this season:
  • Ground Ball Rate: 100.0%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 0.0%
  • Line Drive Rate: 0.0%
Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:
  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 0.0%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 100.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 0.0%

Trea Turner

Trea Turner has hit 10 Home Runs, drove in 28 runs, and sports a .309 batting average this season. He also has scored 30 runs this season and stolen 13 bases.
He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.
He is below average with his 5.4% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He has a K Rate of 20.7% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.
Breaking down the types of contacted balls Trea Turner put into play this season:
  • Ground Ball Rate: 46.9%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 31.4%
  • Line Drive Rate: 21.7%
Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:
  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 17.7%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 50.9%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 31.4%

Juan Soto

Juan Soto has hit 7 Home Runs, drove in 23 runs, and sports a .273 batting average this season. He also has scored 29 runs this season and stolen 1 bases.
He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.
His ability to draw walks is quite good. He is a selective hitter sporting a 18.0% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 14.3% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.
Breaking down the types of contacted balls Juan Soto put into play this season:
  • Ground Ball Rate: 53.1%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 26.6%
  • Line Drive Rate: 20.3%
Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:
  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 14.1%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 47.7%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 38.3%

Kyle Schwarber

Kyle Schwarber has hit 9 Home Runs, drove in 25 runs, and sports a .229 batting average this season. He also has scored 20 runs this season and stolen 1 bases.
He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.
He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 9.6% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 28.8%, it is not ideal, but... still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.
Breaking down the types of contacted balls Kyle Schwarber put into play this season:
  • Ground Ball Rate: 44.1%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 33.9%
  • Line Drive Rate: 22.0%
Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:
  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 16.1%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 50.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 33.9%

Starting Pitcher and Lineup for the Philadelphia Phillies

Vince Velasquez is 2-1 this season with an ERA of 4.08 in 39.2 innings pitched across 7 starts. He has a WHIP of 1.39 and yields an opponent Batting Average of 0.207. Vince Velasquez's pitching repertoire includes:
  • A Fastball that is on average 93.3 mph.
  • A Slider that is on average 85.6 mph.
  • A Curveball that is on average 82.5 mph.
  • A Changeup that is on average 88.8 mph.
Here is a breakdown of the type of contacted balls Vince Velasquez has attracted this season:
  • Ground Ball Rate: 41.2%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 40.2%
  • Line Drive Rate: 18.6%
He has attracted the following types of contact velocities:
  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 13.4%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 46.4%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 40.2%

Bryce Harper

Bryce Harper has hit 7 Home Runs, drove in 14 runs, and sports a .275 batting average this season. He also has scored 26 runs this season and stolen 5 bases.
He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.
His ability to draw walks is quite good. He is a selective hitter sporting a 15.1% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 27.7%, it is not ideal, but... still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.
Breaking down the types of contacted balls Bryce Harper put into play this season:
  • Ground Ball Rate: 43.3%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 35.6%
  • Line Drive Rate: 21.1%
Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:
  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 18.5%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 38.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 43.5%

J.T. Realmuto

J.T. Realmuto has hit 4 Home Runs, drove in 20 runs, and sports a .287 batting average this season. He also has scored 19 runs this season and stolen 4 bases.
He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.
He is an above average hitter when came

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