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- Free passes, man: Dan Haren (-28.1%) fans 6, walks 1, and hits 1 over 5 IP, but the walk and the HBP both come around to score on HRs, comprising the losing margin of his 5 ER on the night.
- The "other" three true outcomes: Adam LaRoche (+9.1%) is 1-2 with a walk, a solo shot, a HBP, and 3 runs scores (all on HRs).
- Not giving up on this team: Jayson Werth (+18.2%) is 2-4 with a pair of two-run dingers, one in the 7th (+11.0%) and one in the 9th to get the Nats within one (+10.6%).
- Grinding: Denard Span (+13.3%) hits a one-out double in the 9th to put himself in scoring position as the tying run (+16.6%).
- Ground: Wilson Ramos (-10.6%) fans (-13.3%) and Steve Lombardozzi has PH ground out (-13.5%) to strand Span in the 9th.
- Also bad today: Ian Desmond (-14.1%) is 0-4.