Game 133: Lively up your bat.

Tonight's game story: Stras good, Nats win.

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Via FanGraphs

  • Sharp: Stephen Strasburg (+34.3%) strikes out 9 and walks 1 in 6 scoreless innings.
  • Jammin': Kurt Suzuki (+26.7%) hits a solo shot for the early lead (+15.3%) and singles in another run to tack on (+9.4%).
  • He hates Bob Marley: Sean Burnett (-29.6%) gives up a game-tying two-run dinger in the 7th (-30.8%).
  • If clutch existed, etc: Ian Desmond (+18.1%) is 2-4 with a go-ahead RBI single in the 7th (+21.4%). Danny Espinosa (+11.5%) is 3-4 with the winning RBI (+8.3%).
  • Delightfully uninteresting: Tyler Clippard (+14.6%) has a shutdown 9th to win it.
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