Phillies history: Top ten seasons by role players since 1980
2006 – David Dellucci
Dellucci was acquired by the Phillies via trade with the Rangers on April 1, 2006, in exchange for Rob Tejeda and Jake Blalock. At the time, Dellucci was a nine-year veteran coming off a career season in which he hit 29 home runs. Although his time in Philadelphia was short, Dellucci provided production as a platoon outfielder and pinch-hitter.
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In 261 at-bats, Dellucci hit .292 with 14 doubles, five triples, and 13 home runs. He posted an .899 OPS and a .530 slugging percentage, which were all the best marks of his career. Dellucci was out of Philadelphia following the season and played for the Indians in 2007, 2008 and part of 2009, before ending his career with the Blue Jays.
2008 – Greg Dobbs
Dobbs spent parts of his first three major-league seasons with this Mariners before joining the Phillies in 2007. Despite having career-highs in both home runs and runs batted in during his first year with the team, Dobbs most significant contribution was during the 2008 World Series Championship season.
As a pinch-hitter, third baseman, first baseman, left fielder and right fielder, Dobbs hit a career-high .301 with nine home runs, 40 RBI, a .491 slugging percentage and .824 OPS. He was stellar in the postseason, going 7-for-14 with a double and two walks in eight games.
Dobbs spent two more seasons in Philadelphia with his production declining each season significantly. After more than three seasons with the Marlins and 21 games with the Nationals in 2014, Dobbs retired.