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Phillies consecutive homers

Posted by Andy on April 21, 2008

Last night, Chase Utley homered in his 4th straight game.

The AP story on the game notes that the Phillies' team record for homers in consecutive games is 5, done most recently by Bobby Abreu in 2005.

Indeed, here are the 3 who have done it:

                  StreakStart  Streak End Games    AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SO   BB   SB   CS   BA   OBP   SLG   OPS  Teams
+-----------------+-----------+-----------+-----+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
Bobby Abreu        2005-05-08  2005-05-12     5     16    6   10   1   0   5    7    3    6    1   0  .625  .727 1.625 2.352 PHI                                        
Mike Schmidt       1979-07-06  1979-07-10     5     17    8    9   0   0   7   14    1    2    0   0  .529  .550 1.765 2.315 PHI                                        
Dick Allen         1969-05-27  1969-06-01     5     21    7   10   1   0   5   10    6    3    0   0  .476  .542 1.238 1.780 PHI

The AP article also noticed that before Utley, Josh Willingham was the last player to hit homers in 3 straight games against the Mets. Here are the longest such streaks since 1993:

                   StreakStart  Streak End Games    AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SO   BB   SB   CS   BA   OBP   SLG   OPS  Teams
+-----------------+-----------+-----------+-----+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 Ryan Howard        2006-08-17  2007-04-09     5     18    6    7   0   0   5   13    3    2    0   0  .389  .429 1.222 1.651 PHI                                         

 Chipper Jones      1999-07-04  1999-09-23     4     13    7    6   0   0   5    8    2    4    1   0  .462  .588 1.615 2.203 ATL                                         
 Andruw Jones       1998-09-05  1998-09-25     4     16    5    7   0   0   4    5    5    0    1   1  .438  .438 1.188 1.626 ATL                                         
 Larry Walker       1996-04-11  1996-04-19     4     15    6    6   0   0   4    7    2    1    0   0  .400  .471 1.200 1.671 COL                                         

 Chase Utley        2008-04-18  2008-04-20     3     11    4    6   0   0   4    6    2    2    0   0  .545  .615 1.636 2.251 PHI                                         
 Josh Willingham    2006-09-11  2006-09-13     3     13    5    8   1   0   3    6    3    1    0   0  .615  .643 1.385 2.028 FLA                                         
 Andruw Jones       2006-04-17  2006-04-19     3     12    4    5   0   0   4    7    2    0    0   0  .417  .385 1.417 1.802 ATL                                         
 Adam Dunn          2004-06-30  2005-04-04     3     10    5    7   2   0   4    8    3    3    0   0  .700  .769 2.100 2.869 CIN                                         
 Bobby Abreu        2004-07-08  2004-07-16     3     14    4    7   2   0   3    7    2    1    2   0  .500  .533 1.286 1.819 PHI                                         
 Hideki Matsui      2003-06-29  2004-06-27     3     11    3    3   0   0   3    6    4    1    0   0  .273  .333 1.091 1.424 NYY                                         
 Eric Young         2003-05-02  2003-06-05     3     11    4    5   2   0   3    3    1    0    0   0  .455  .455 1.455 1.910 MIL                                         
 Pat Burrell        2002-09-08  2003-05-20     3     10    4    5   1   0   4    7    4    3    0   0  .500  .615 1.800 2.415 PHI                                         
 Albert Pujols      2001-08-12  2002-04-24     3     10    4    3   0   0   3    4    2    2    0   0  .300  .417 1.200 1.617 STL                                         
 Scott Rolen        2001-07-29  2001-08-29     3     13    4    6   2   0   3    6    2    1    0   0  .462  .500 1.308 1.808 PHI                                         
 Rich Aurilia       2001-05-12  2001-08-24     3     13    6    8   1   0   3    7    0    0    0   0  .615  .615 1.385 2.000 SFG                                         
 Gary Sheffield     2001-08-17  2001-08-19     3     12    3    7   1   0   3    9    0    0    1   0  .583  .583 1.417 2.000 LAD                                         
 Jose Cruz          1999-06-08  2000-07-16     3     10    4    4   0   0   3    3    3    4    0   0  .400  .571 1.300 1.871 TOR                                         
 Vladimir Guerrero  1999-07-08  1999-07-22     3     11    3    5   0   0   3    4    1    1    0   0  .455  .500 1.273 1.773 MON                                         
 Vladimir Guerrero  1998-06-18  1998-07-10     3     14    6    5   1   0   3    5    0    1    0   0  .357  .400 1.071 1.471 MON                                         
 Damion Easley      1997-06-30  1997-07-02     3     12    4    4   0   0   3    3    1    0    1   0  .333  .333 1.083 1.416 DET                                         
 Sammy Sosa         1996-05-11  1996-08-05     3     13    4    5   0   0   3    4    3    0    0   0  .385  .385 1.077 1.462 CHC                                         
 Jerome Walton      1994-06-05  1995-05-07     3      8    4    4   0   0   3    6    1    1    1   1  .500  .556 1.625 2.181 CIN                                         
 Matt Williams      1994-04-23  1994-05-02     3     12    3    3   0   0   3    6    1    1    0   0  .250  .308 1.000 1.308 SFG                                         
 Glenallen Hill     1993-09-03  1993-09-05     3      9    3    3   0   0   3    6    2    0    0   0  .333  .333 1.333 1.666 CHC                                         
 Rick Wilkins       1993-06-07  1993-06-09     3     12    4    5   0   0   4    6    1    1    0   0  .417  .462 1.417 1.879 CHC                                         

You can see Willingham and Utley both there at 3-game streaks.

Other long streaks against the Mets can be seen here and here. Bad Henry has a streak of 5 that matches Ryan Howard's.

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One Response to “Phillies consecutive homers”

  1. Abreu must have been the only Phillie hitting during his streak. 5 homers, a double, 4 singles, and only 7 RBI. 16 times on base, including the 5 homers, and he only scored 6 runs. Where was the rest of the team?