- Leadoff hitter leads off hitting: Ian Desmond (+8.4%) is 2-4 with a walk and a leadoff homer (+10.2%) for the early lead.
Pretty solid #5: Ross Detwiler (+30.0%) throws 5 scoreless innings, striking out 6 and walking only 1.
- Full moon? Jayson Werth (+15.9%) is 4-5 with a double and 2 RBI, including an RBI single to put the Nats up by 2 in the 6th (+10.1%).
- Shutdown: Sean Burnett (+6.7%) comes in to defuse a two-on, one-out jam in the 7th.