- Incremental progress: Chien-Ming Wang (-24.8%) goes 5IP with only 2 ER! Er, and 6 runs total, thanks to his own error and a subsequent 3-run homer (-11.8%).
- aahhrrroOOOOO: Jayson Werth (+2.7%) belts a 2-run homer in the 6th to get the Nats within two (+11.2%).
- Enjoying his look: Brian Bixler (+3.2%) works a pinch-hit, two-out walk to record the highest hitter WPA from the Nats today.
- Bounceback: Sean Burnett (+5.8%) pitches 2 clean innings in relief to keep the game close enough to be exciting.