Employee of the month
September 10 2007
Using OPS as the measure, here's a look at the Phillies' top hitters by month so far this season (for players with at least 75 plate appearances through August and at least 25 in September):
In May, Howard posted a 1.073 OPS in 40 at-bats and Dobbs a 1.039 OPS in 64 at-bats. Neither of them had 75 plate appearances in May.
Howard's name is notably absent from the list. Here's how the list for 2006 looked (for Phils' hitters with 75 plate appearances):