So, is this something you can fix, something that will eventually work itself out over the remaining 75% of the season, or just one of those things that can't actually be fixed but may ultimately sink them (i.e., just having a bad year/luck, like a slump/down season/freakish BABIP)?
The Phillies, through 42 games, were historically bad with runners in scoring position by OPS+, which we’ll use to account for different eras. They were 27 percent worse than the league average with runners in scoring position. That ranked as the 13th-worst figure since baseball expanded in 1969.
It is deeper than that. It’s not as if the Phillies have been bad at the plate in every possible situation. They entered Wednesday with the sixth-best OPS in the National League. Their offense has generated production. Using OPS+ to measure how a team does in a specific situation relative to every other at-bat, it reveals no team since 1969 has had a bigger gap when hitting with runners in scoring position and when not.
I do think RISP is overemphasized when "scoring position" can just as easily be home plate and 1B when you have power. But if so they need more power (and "doubles power" can also involve speed by the guy hitting the double, while not scoring a slow guy from first).
Don't see how that's a comparison. The WBC were real baseball games, not a home run exhibition. I'm sure he went to the tournament following his usual routine, no different than he would have during spring training, and the Team USA coaches surely didn't have much say in their swings.
Occam's Razor here is just that he hasn't adjusted to a new city/team. Or is just struggling for unspecified reasons. But also, he is technically past his prime. The Phillies certainly didn't pay him like he was, and several of their other 30-and-over players are still producing at high levels, but you never know. Turner peaked in 2021 with a 145 OPS+ that dropped to 123 in 2022. He won't stay below average but he might not top 110-115 either (especially at this point).
He's also still playing perfectly fine shortstop. Still more valuable than Bohm or Schwarber.