Game 71: [Sad Trombone] Nats 0, RFB 3

"How does a guy some run support on this team?" (Not an actual quote.) - Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports

Zimmermann got blooped and bled, and the bats didn't even flirt with a rally. Instead, they got blitzed on jaeger bombs, hooked up with some dodgy eastern European stereotype and woke up the next day in a bathtub full of ice, missing a kidney.

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Via Fangraphs (click to embiggen)

  • LOOOOOSSSERRRR: Jordan Zimmermann (+3.5%) gives up 2 ER over 7 IP with 6 Ks and a walk. Way to pick your teammate up, Nats.
  • Pinball'd: Jerry Blevins (-6.2%) melts down in the aeyth, giving up a run.
  • Least offense: Ryan Zimmerman (-16.4%) is 0-3 with an LOB and a GDP.
  • Most offense: Your WPA leader in Jayson Werth (+4.4%) who mixed up his 3 Ks with a leadoff double in the 7th (+9.9%).

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