4 Studs (& 1 Dud) From the Phillies' NLDS Game 3 Win Over the Braves

The homers were flying and the aces were dealing.

4 studs and 1 dud from the Phillies' Game 3 win over the Braves in the NLDS.
4 studs and 1 dud from the Phillies' Game 3 win over the Braves in the NLDS. / Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports
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Dud: Kyle Schwarber

There weren't too many duds to choose from in this game, but one clearly stood out.

In a game where the Phillies cranked 6 homers, you would've thought that Kyle Schwarber would've bagged at least one. Instead, he was a complete zero at the plate, going 0-for-4 with a strikeout.

That's not what you want from your leadoff hitter. Johan Rojas had the same stat line in the nine-hole, but that lack of production is more acceptable from the guy at the bottom of the order than the guy at the top.

Schwarber did manage to reach based one time on a hit-by-pitch, but it's hard to give him much credit for that.

Schwarber's job is to hit homers and get on base, and he didn't do either on a night where nearly all of his teammates were. That makes him our dud for Game 3.

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