The five worst Phillies since the turn of the century

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PHILADELPHIA, PA - JUNE 17: Domonic Brown #9 of the Philadelphia Phillies throws his bat after a fly out in bottom of the seventh innning against the Baltimore Orioles on June 17, 2015 at the Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Orioles defeated the Phillies 6-4. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JUNE 17: Domonic Brown #9 of the Philadelphia Phillies throws his bat after a fly out in bottom of the seventh innning against the Baltimore Orioles on June 17, 2015 at the Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Orioles defeated the Phillies 6-4. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images) /
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PHILADELPHIA, PA – AUGST 1: Michael Martinez #7 of the Philadelphia Phillies is tagged out at the plate by catcher Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants after attempting to score on a single hit by John Mayberry #15 in the seventh inning in a MLB baseball game on August 1, 2013 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Giants defeated the Phillies 2-1. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images) /

No. 3: Michael Martinez

The Phillies plucked Michael Martinez from the Washington Nationals in the 2010 Rule 5 draft, hoping to employ his versatility as the team’s utility man. Martinez did just that, playing every position besides first base, catcher, and pitcher during his three seasons in Philadelphia.

The issue was Martinez only stood out for his poor numbers. He was able to stay with the team the entire year despite the fact that he had a .196/.258/.282 line in 88 games.

Martinez got even worse in his 45 games in the majors in 2012, posting a .461 OPS (24 OPS+). His OPS dropped even further in 2013 to .350, with a -2 OPS+. After that abhorrent year, he was outrighted off the 40-man roster and elected free agency.

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