Top five individual performances of 2021
While the Philadelphia Phillies once again failed to advance to the playoffs, there were still some memorable moments, including five great individual performances.
The Philadelphia Phillies finished the season 82-80, 6.5 games behind the Atlanta Braves in NL East and eight games behind the St. Louis Cardinals in the Wild Cards standings. NL.
Although the team failed to advance to the playoffs for the 10th year in a row, they finished with a winning record for the first time since 2011. rewarding the prospects.
Here are the top five individual performances from Phillies games this season …
# 5 Philadelphia Phillies Individual Performance: Luke Williams Offline
Luke Williamsa third-round pick by the Phillies in 2015, started this season with the Triple-A Lehigh Valley before making his major league debut on June 8, at home against the Atlanta Braves, where he scored in his only appearance at home, pinch-strike against Drew Smyly.
As impressive as it may be, his great individual performance came the next day against the Braves. He started the game at center field, pulling out strikes on his first at-bat against Tucker Davidson in the second inning.
Williams’ next chance to face Davidson came in the fourth inning, where he netted his first career major-league brace on the second pitch. He moved from center field to third in the seventh inning, before hitting reliever Tyler Matzek late in the period.
The Phillies entered the halfway point of the ninth inning 1-0 behind. Rhys Hoskins struck out, Andrew McCutchen walked and Brad Miller jumped on second base. This brought Williams to the plate with the team until his final outing. On the second pitch of the Braves’ closest Will Smith, Williams hit his first career home run to left field, a two-run explosion.
Luke Williams stat line: 2-4, 1 2B, 1 HR, 2 RBI