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- +Grit: Tanner Roark (+16.7%) somehow manages to give up only 1 ER in 5 IP, despite 7 hits and 2 walks with 4 Ks.
- Double double-doubles: Anthony Rendon (+13.1%) is 2-4 with a walk and two doubles, including one for a first-inning RBI to put the Nats on the board (+12.3%). Ryan Zimmerman (+19.7%) is also 2-4 with two doubles, including one for a first-inning RBI to extend the Nats' then-lead to two (+12.1%).
- This is a "meltdown": Tyler Clippard (-19.1%) gets two Ks in the aeyth, but gives up 5 hits for 4 ER!
- Rock-steady: Aaron Barrett (+8.1%) comes on to get the last out for Clip, preserving the lead to earn a shutdown.
- Pitch it! Rafael Soriano (+15.1%) gets three outs in reasonably rapid order around a one-out walk to end the game and earn his own shutdown.
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