- We prefer the Real Baseball: Gio Gonzalez (+17.5% pitching, +8.6% hitting) pitches 6 strong innings, giving up 1 ER with 6 Ks and only 1 BB. He also hits a solo bomb off the fence in front of the Party City Party Deck™ (+12.8%)./li>
- If Gio can do it...: Okay, Ian Desmond (+13.3%) smacked his solo shot well over the original fences in LF a couple of batters before Gio to give the Nats the lead in the 5th (+16.3%).
- The hits will come (I hope): Bryce Harper (-8.0%) lags the field by with an 0-4 game, but WPA doesn't give him any credit for throwing out a runner at home to save a run.
- Feer teh beerdz: Jayson Werth (+6.8%) doesn't impress the WPA gods by going 4-5 with a double, but Adam LaRoche (+7.3%) has a bit more impact with his game-tying RBI double in the 4th (+14.4%). Anthony Rendon (+1.3%) is 2-5 with a double and an RBI and barely moves the needle.