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Game 3: Rally fail

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Courtesy fangraphs.com

  • Leadoffish: Ian Desmond (+11.2%) is 2-4 with a double.
  • Hard luck: Jordan Zimmermann (+1.7%) goes 7 IP with 4 Ks, no walks, and 1 ER--for a loss.
  • Minor in terms of WPA: Adam LaRoche (-6.5%) continues his traditional slow start with a two-out, two-run bomb to get the Nats within one in the 9th (+2.3%).
  • Goats: Ryan Mattheus (-8.9%) gives up 2 ER to put the game out of reach of the Nats' 9th inning rally. Xavier Nady (-13.4%) goes 0-4 and fouls out to end said rally (-7.6%).

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