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101-61 5-5 W3
101-61 7-3 L1
87-75 4-6 L2
69-93 6-4 W1
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2022 Batting

STATS AVG
Batting Average
HR
Home Runs
RBI
Runs Batted In
OPS
On-base Plus Slugging
SB
Stolen Bases
Regular Season .246 6 32 .648 7

Top Matt Vierling News

  • Phillies' Matt Vierling: Homers and triples in win

    Vierling went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run and an RBI triple in an 8-2 victory over the Nationals on Saturday.

    Vierling got the start in the second game of Saturday's doubleheader and made the most of his opportunity with a home run and a triple en route to a three-RBI performance. Vierling is slashing .244/.297/.349 in 315 at-bats with six home runs this season.

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  • Phillies' Matt Vierling: Losing work to Castellanos

    Vierling is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Cubs.

    Vierling has handled a near-everyday role for the Phillies for the better part of the last six weeks, but he'll likely lose out on playing time following Nick Castellanos' return from the injured list earlier this week. He'll be on the bench for the second time in three games.

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  • Phillies' Matt Vierling: Five hits including walk-off in win

    Vierling went 5-for-5 with an RBI in Wednesday's extra-inning victory against the Blue Jays.

    Vierling notched five singles in the contest, the last which was a walk-off knock in the bottom of the 10th frame. The multi-hit performance was his third in his last 11 games, a stretch during which he's hit .378 with three doubles, four RBI and five runs scored. On the season, Vierling now owns a .247 average with five homers, 27 RBI, 38 runs and seven stolen bases over 106 games.

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  • Phillies' Matt Vierling: Gets breather Wednesday

    Vierling isn't in the lineup Wednesday against the Marlins.

    Vierling went 2-for-4 with a double and a run Sunday but is out of the lineup for the third time in the last four games. Nick Maton is starting in right field and batting eighth.

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  • Phillies' Matt Vierling: Not starting Saturday

    Vierling isn't in the lineup Saturday against the Nationals.

    Vierling has gone 3-for-15 with a double, two runs and a strikeout over the last five games but will head to the bench for the second time in the last three matchups. Nick Maton is starting in right field and batting sixth.

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  • Phillies' Matt Vierling: Resting Thursday

    Vierling isn't starting Thursday against Miami.

    Vierling started the last four games and went 3-for-14 with a double, two runs, an RBI, a stolen base and two strikeouts. Nick Maton will take Vierling's place in right field and bat ninth Thursday.

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  • Phillies' Matt Vierling: Recaptures regular role

    Vierling will start in right field and bat seventh in Wednesday's game against the Marlins.

    He'll in the lineup for the eighth time in nine games and appears to have moved into a full-time role in the wake of Nick Castellanos (oblique) landing on the injured list Sunday. Vierling is hitting .224 with two home runs and four stolen bases in 125 at-bats since the All-Star break, so his fantasy upside will likely be somewhat limited even if he continues to receive steady playing time.

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  • Phillies' Matt Vierling: Nabs third consecutive start

    Vierling will start in right field and bat seventh in Thursday's game against the Reds.

    Vierling will pick up his third consecutive start in the outfield after going 3-for-7 with a home run, a triple, a walk, two RBI and an additional run over the past two contests. Though he's been seeing steady time in the outfield of late, Vierling will soon be relegated to sharing center-field duties with Bradley Zimmer. Bryce Harper (thumb) is expected to come off the 60-day injured list as soon as Friday and will settle in as the Phillies' full-time designated hitter, at which point Kyle Schwarber and Nick Castellanos will have to play regularly in left and right field, respectively.

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  • Phillies' Matt Vierling: Heads to bench vs. righty

    Vierling is out of the lineup for Monday's game against the Reds.

    Vierling will retreat to the bench after he went 5-for-37 with no extra-base hits and one stolen base while starting in each of the last 11 games in either left or center field. The Phillies will continue to have openings at both positions while Kyle Schwarber is limited to designated-hitter duties after a recent calf injury and while Brandon Marsh (ankle) remains on the injured list, but Vierling's opportunities may come largely against right-handed pitching moving forward. Left-handed hitters Nick Maton and Bradley Zimmer will draw the starts in left and center field, respectively, while the Reds bring right-hander Luis Cessa to the hill Monday.

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  • Phillies' Matt Vierling: Starting again Tuesday

    Vierling will start in left field and bat ninth Tuesday against the Reds.

    Vierling will pick up his sixth consecutive start Tuesday, as he continues to remain the primary beneficiary of Kyle Schwarber's (calf) ongoing absence. Unless Schwarber requires a trip to the injured list, however, Vierling should move back to a fourth-outfielder role before long. Vierling hasn't helped his case for earning more playing time once Schwarber is back in action after going 1-for-17 with seven strikeouts in the previous five games.

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  • Phillies' Matt Vierling: Slugs three-run homer

    Vierling went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run and a walk in Saturday's 11-5 win over the Nationals.

    After sitting out both of the previous two contests, the righty-hitting Vierling re-entered the lineup Saturday against Nationals lefty Patrick Corbin. The Phillies would go on to bat around in the first inning while putting up six runs, with Vierling's two-out, three-run blast representing half of the scoring output. Vierling is back on the bench for Sunday's series finale, and he's likely to fill a short-side platoon role in center field with the lefty-hitting Brandon Marsh moving forward.

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  • Phillies' Matt Vierling: Back in bench role in Marsh's debut

    Vierling is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the Nationals.

    With the newly acquired Brandon Marsh making his team debut and with interim manager Rob Thomson having already anointed him as the Phillies' everyday center fielder, Vierling looks set to serve as the team's fourth outfielder moving forward. The Phillies should continue to find room in the lineup for the righty-hitting Vierling against left-handed pitching, but the lack of reliable playing time against righties moving forward will be a big hit to his fantasy value.

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  • Phillies' Matt Vierling: Nabs fifth steal

    Vierling went 1-for-4 with a stolen base in Wednesday's 3-1 win over Atlanta.

    Getting the start in center field and batting eighth against right-hander Charlie Morton, Vierling snagged his fifth steal of the year, albeit on his ninth attempt. The 25-year-old will face additional competition for playing time in center from deadline acquisition Brandon Marsh, who's expected to join the Phillies on Thursday, and Vierling's splits on the season suggest he could find himself on the short side of a platoon with the former Angel.

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  • Phillies' Matt Vierling: Sitting out series finale

    Vierling is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against Atlanta.

    He'll cede center field to Odubel Herrera for the series finale after starting in each of the Phillies' last three games. Vierling is slashing an uninspiring .200/.270/.255 since the beginning of July, so it wouldn't be surprising if the playoff-hopeful Phillies sought outside help in center field ahead of the Aug. 2 trade deadline.

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  • Phillies' Matt Vierling: Collects fourth steal

    Vierling went 1-for-4 with a run scored and a stolen base in Monday's 6-4 win over Atlanta.

    The 25-year-old continues to see regular playing time but Vierling hasn't done much with it, slashing .190/.209/.238 with two RBI, two runs and two of his four steals on the year while starting 11 of the last 12 games. If the Phillies trade for an outfielder before the deadline, Vierling will almost certainly be the player bumped aside.

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  • Phillies' Matt Vierling: Not starting Saturday

    Vierling isn't starting Saturday's game against the Cubs.

    Vierling started the last nine games and hit .188 with a double, two RBI, a run and a stolen base. Odubel Herrera will draw the start in center field and bat ninth Saturday.

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  • Phillies' Matt Vierling: Emerges as primary CF

    Vierling will start in center field and bat ninth in Monday's game against the Cardinals.

    The righty-hitting Vierling has mostly operated as a short-side platoon player for the Phillies this season, but interim manager Rob Thomson looks like he's ready to give the rookie a fair shake as the team's primary center fielder. Vierling, who is making his third consecutive start Monday, has managed a .279 wOBA and 76 wRC+ mark against right-handed pitching this season, which is roughly on par with what the lefty-hitting Odubel Herrera (.281 wOBA, 78 wRC+) has been able to provide in those matchups.

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  • Phillies' Matt Vierling: Swipes third bag

    Vierling went 1-for-4 with a stolen base and an RBI in a 4-3 loss Sunday in St. Louis.

    Vierling drove in a run with a single and then stole second base in the fourth. The 26-year-old is hitting .277/.379/.468 over his last 58 plate appearances across 17 games. He has appeared at six different positions and started games at five different spots this season, proving his versatility to the Phillies.

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  • Phillies' Matt Vierling: Ducks out of lineup

    Vierling is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Cardinals.

    Vierling will hit the bench for the series finale after he started each of the past three games, all at different positions. He was highly productive over those three contests with two hits, six walks, four RBI and three runs, so Vierling could be putting himself in contention for more work in the outfield while Odubel Herrera and Mickey Moniak continue to languish at the plate.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-3, 205 lbs
Birthplace: St. Louis, MO
Age: 26
School: Notre Dame
Bats/Throws: R, R