Game 26 WPA: The one that got away. Nats 2, Pads 4

We feel ya, brother. - Greg Fiume

This one was winnable. It didn't happen.

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  • P2C < P2K: Taylor Jordan (+7.4%) only makes it through 4 IP with 2 walks, no strikeouts and one ER.
  • Good beard: Jayson Werth (+17.5%) is 2-4 with a first-inning RBI double to put the Nats ahead (+10.45).
  • Not fierce: Ross Detwiler (-14.0%) melts down, giving up the go-behind RBI single in the 5th (-13.8%)  and only recording one out in the 6th.
  • THROW STRIKES! Aaron Barrett (-17.5%) does not clean up Det's mess in the 6th, turning a two-on jam into a bases-loaded on, then issuing two walks for the eventual losing margin.
  • Bad beard: Adam LaRoche (-15.2%) is 0-4 with 2 LOB.
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