- Weak outing: Luis Atilano (-24.0%) struggles through 3.2 IP, giving up 5 ER on 4 Ks, 2 BBs and a HBP.
- Steady: Joel Peralta (+3.7%) throws 3 scoreless in relief with 2 Ks.
- Ralliers: Ryan Zimmerman (+3.8%) is 1-3 with a one-out walk that starts the 9th inning rally, while Ian Desmond (+3.7%) is 2-4 with an RBI single two batters later.
- Rally-killer: Roger Bernadina (-7.0%) contributes with his own two-out, 9th-inning RBI single, but gets picked off to end the game (-9.7%) while Willie Harris is menacing with two on and a 3-2 count...
Game 81: Rally, interrupted.