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Game 56: Dominance

Tonight's game story: Harper homers, Strasburg Ks 13 in Nats win.


Via FanGraphs

  • June 8th is a good day for him: Stephen Strasburg (+10.4%) gives up 2 ER on an RBI double in the 2nd (-17.5%) before bearing down to get 13 strikeouts over his 6 IP with only 2 walks.
  • Dangit, CLUTCH DOES NOT EXIST: Ian Desmond (+20.8%) is 2-3 with a go-ahead RBI double in the 3rd (+18.5%).
  • Right side is right: Danny Espinosa (+18.9%) is 2-3 with a walk and two doubles--one for an RBI (+9.6%).
  • Every day is new history: Bryce Harper (+17.4%) is 3-5 with a double and a two-run dinger (+9.7%).
  • In a can: Tyler Clippard (+6.1%) gets a shutdown after cleaning up Brad Lidge's (-3.6%) mess in the 9th to end it.