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Game 142: Closer than it looked

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Tonight's game story: Nats hold Gio's lead.

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Via FanGraphs

  • Laboring: Jordan Zimmermann (-3.7%) strikes out 6 and walks 3 in 5 IP, giving up 2 runs to go behind in his last inning of work.
  • Someone drive me in! Jayson Werth (+11.6%) is 2-2 with 3 walks--scoring once, on a sac fly (-0.5%).
  • Drive me in, too! Bryce Harper (+12.7%) is 4-5 with a double, an RBI, and no runs scored.
  • Gold medal routines: Tyler Moore jacks a pinch-hit, two-run bomb to put the Nats back in the lead in the 7th (+37.5%). Christian Garcia (+16.7%) gets 4 straight outs (3 Ks) in relief to earn a shutdown.
  • Unhelpful: Michael Morse (-27.3%) is 0-5 with 7 LOB and a rally-killing GDP in the 6th (-12.2%).