- Learning from Lannan? Gio Gonzalez (+21.2%) brings teh graondurz, only striking out 4 and walking 2 over 7 innings with a single run (unearned) allowed.
- Effortless offense: Adam LaRoche (+30.5%) is 2-3 with a walk and a two-out, two-run bomb to put the Nats ahead in the 6th (+30.2%).
- Rally time(s): Danny Espinosa (+9.6%) doubles in the tying run in the 4th (+12.7%). Jesus Flores (+7.9%) gets an RBI single to extend the lead in the 6th, with a bonus Shark run on an error (+13.7%).