3 Phillies players that have been major disappointments this season

The Phillies have needed more from these players all season long
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2) Phillies shortstop Trea Turner has been a major disappointment this season

Like Nola, it's been good to see Trea Turner take the field each and every day no matter how well or poorly he's playing. Turner has appeared in 125 of Philadelphia's 127 games and he leads the National League with 519 at-bats. Unfortunately, bragging about Turner's availability isn't what the team expected when they gave him a contract worth $300 million.

Turner has failed spectacularly to come close to living up to the massive deal he signed this past offseason. He's slashing .250/.303/.405 with 15 home runs and 49 RBI on the year. The power has been decent, and he's stolen 22 bags without being caught, but Trea Turner having a lower OPS than players like Edmundo Sosa and Jake Cave wasn't something anyone could've expected.

The 30-year-old is tied for tenth with 2.0 fWAR among all qualified shortstops and is 13th among the 20 qualified shortstops with an 89 WRC+ on the year. I know he's been better since getting the ovation, but it's been a disaster in year one.

Fortunately, Turner's hot streak of late and the fact that this is just year one of 11 for him in Philadelphia bring some sort of optimism that he will continue to inch closer to the player fans expected, but let's not sugarcoat anything. The signing looks awful right now.