Phils getting little from Shane's walk year.
Although you never want to see one of your favorite or best players leave in free agency, at least you usually get the advantage of his playing for a contract in his walk year.
That is not the case for the Philadelphia Phillies and centerfielder Shane Victorino this season.
His numbers are down across the board — and this in a year when they could really use his All-Star-caliber talent.
Here’s how Victorino’s numbers through June 30 of his walk year compare with the most recent Phillie outfielder to leave for a big free-agent contract, Jayson Werth in 2010:
Through June 30
|Runs Batted In||36||47|