The Braves lead the NL in ERA (2.94). Not far behind are the Phillies with a 3.03 ERA.
The Braves have scored 4.2 runs per game thus far. The Phillies… 4.6 per game.
The Braves run differential is +38 (third-best in baseball). The Phillies differential… +41 (second-best)
But the similarities don’t stop there. In his latest “Fried Baseball” audio blog, Kent Covington points out the similarities in the way these two teams have played vs quality teams, the way each team has beaten up on cellar dwellers… and the role schedule strength has played in the early season standings. Give us your thoughts in the comments section below.
Tags: 2011, Atlanta Braves, Audio, Fried Baseball, NL East Blogs, Performance, Philadelphia Phillies
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