2016 Philadelphia Phillies season

2016 Philadelphia Phillies
Major League affiliations
Record 71–91 (.438)
Divisional place 4th
Other information
Owner(s) Bill Giles
David Montgomery
General manager(s) Matt Klentak
Manager(s) Pete Mackanin
Local television Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
Comcast Network Philadelphia
NBC Philadelphia
(Tom McCarthy, Ben Davis, Matt Stairs, Mike Schmidt, Gregg Murphy)
Local radio Phillies Radio Network
WIP 94.1 FM (English)
(Scott Franzke, Larry Andersen, Jim Jackson)
WTTM (Spanish)
(Danny Martinez, Bill Kulik, Rickie Ricardo)
Stats ESPN.com
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The 2016 Philadelphia Phillies season was the 134th season in the history of the franchise, and its 13th season at Citizens Bank Park. They improved upon their 63–99 (.389) mark from the year before and finished with a record of 71–91 (.438) and fourth place in the National League East. They missed the playoffs for the fifth consecutive season.



NamePositionFormer teamTransaction typeNotesReference
David HernandezRPDiamondbacksFree agentSigned one-year contract in December[1]
Emmanuel BurrissIFNationalsFree agentSpent most of 2015 season in AAA[2]
Chris LerouxRPYankeesFree agentSpent most of 2015 season in AAA[2]
Ryan JacksonIFAngelsFree agentCame from Angels, where new Phillies general manager Matt Klentak was assistant GM[2]
Jeremy HellicksonSPDiamondbacksTradeAcquired in exchange for prospect Sam McWilliams[3]
James RussellRPCubsFree agentSpent most of 2015 season in Cubs' bullpen[4]
Dan OteroRPAthleticsWaiversSpent most of 2015 season in Athletics' bullpen[4]

Season standings

National League East

National League East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Washington Nationals 9567 0.586 50–31 45–36
New York Mets 8775 0.537 8 44–37 43–38
Miami Marlins 7982 0.491 15½ 40–40 39–42
Philadelphia Phillies 7191 0.438 24 37–44 34–47
Atlanta Braves 6893 0.422 26½ 31–50 37–43

National League Wild Card

Division Leaders W L Pct.
Chicago Cubs 10358 0.640
Washington Nationals 9567 0.586
Los Angeles Dodgers 9171 0.562
Wild Card teams
(Top 2 qualify for 1-game playoff)
W L Pct. GB
New York Mets 8775 0.537
San Francisco Giants 8775 0.537
St. Louis Cardinals 8676 0.531 1
Miami Marlins 7982 0.491
Pittsburgh Pirates 7883 0.484
Colorado Rockies 7587 0.463 12
Milwaukee Brewers 7389 0.451 14
Philadelphia Phillies 7191 0.438 16
Arizona Diamondbacks 6993 0.426 18
Atlanta Braves 6893 0.422 18½
San Diego Padres 6894 0.420 19
Cincinnati Reds 6894 0.420 19

Record vs. opponents

2016 National League Records

Source: NL Standings Head-to-Head
Arizona 5–22–53–310–97–122–43–45–14–31–510–96–134–32–55–15
Atlanta 2–53–33–41–61–511–72–510–911–83–44–23–42–44–158–12
Chicago 5–23–315–42–44–34–311–82–55–114–44–24–310–95–215–5
Cincinnati 3–34–34–155–22–53–411–80–64–29–103–43–39–103–45–15
Colorado 9–106–14–22–57–122–51–56–12–52–510–99–102–44–29–11
Los Angeles 12–75–13–45–212–71–65–24–34–22–511–88–114–25–110–10
Miami 4–27–113–44–35–26–14–27–129–106–13–32–44–39–106–14
Milwaukee 4–35–28–118–115–12–52–42–53–49–103–41–56–134–211–9
New York 1–59–105–26-01–63–412–75–212–73–34–34–33–37–1212–8
Philadelphia 3–48–111–52–45–22–410–94–37–123–45–23–32–55–1411–9
Pittsburgh 5–14–34–1410–95–25–21–610–93–34–33–34–39–102–49–11
San Diego 9–102–42–44–39–108–113–34–33–42–53–38–111–64–36–14
San Francisco 13–64–33–43–310–911–84–25–13–43–33–411–83–43–48–12
St. Louis 3–44–29–1010–94–22–43–413–63–35–210–96–14–32–58–12
Washington 5–215–42–54–32–41–510–92–412–714–54–23–44–35–212–8

Game log

 Phillies win
 Phillies loss
BoldPhillies team member
2016 Game Log (71–91)


All players who made an appearance for the Phillies during 2016 are included.[5]

2016 Philadelphia Phillies
Pitchers Catchers


Outfielders Manager


  • 82 Jose Mayorga (bullpen catcher)

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Lehigh Valley IronPigs International League Dave Brundage
AA Reading Fightin Phils Eastern League Dusty Wathan
A-Advanced Clearwater Threshers Florida State League Greg Legg
A Lakewood BlueClaws South Atlantic League Shawn Williams
A-Short Season Williamsport Crosscutters New York–Penn League Pat Borders
Rookie GCL Phillies Gulf Coast League Roly de Armas
Rookie DSL Phillies Dominican Summer League
Rookie DSL Phillies 2 Dominican Summer League


  1. Heyman, Jon (December 9, 2015). "Winter Meetings: Phillies reach a deal with David Hernandez". CBS Sports. Retrieved December 9, 2015.
  2. 1 2 3 Miller, Randy (November 18, 2015). "Phillies sign ex-Yankees reliever Chris Leroux, 4 others to minor league deals". NJ.com. NJ Advance Media. Retrieved November 26, 2015.
  3. Associated Press (November 14, 2015). "Philadelphia Phillies acquire Jeremy Hellickson from Diamondbacks". ESPN.com. ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved November 26, 2015.
  4. 1 2 Salisbury, Jim (November 12, 2015). "Phillies add bullpen depth with signing of James Russell". CSNPhilly.com. Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia. Retrieved November 26, 2015.
  5. "2016 Philadelphia Phillies Team Roster, Payroll, Games Played". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved October 5, 2015.
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