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Game 125 WPA: Seven up! Nats 3, DBs 2

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Roark has yet another strong outing, Clip has a bit of a meltdown, but the Nats are hitting with RiSP now, so no problem.

Good times, man. Good times.
Good times, man. Good times.
Mitchell Layton


Via Fangraphs (click to embiggen)

  • He is legend: Tanner Roark (+41.9%) throws 7 innings of shutout ball with 2 Ks and a walk.
  • Not much WPA: Wilson Ramos (-16.0%) knocks in the first run on a broken-up double play will with runners corners (+1.9%).
  • Double doubles: Jayson Werth (-0.7%) doubles in the Nats' second run (+8.4%), following Asdrubal Cabrera's 6th-inning leadoff double (+5.8%).
  • MELTDOWN!! Tyler Clippard (-38.1%) only gets one out in the ayeth, giving up a walk a two-run homer to lose the lead (-31.2%).
  • More solid: Drew Storen (+10.4%) gets the last two outs in the ayeth, while Rafael Soriano (+12.8%) throws a 1-2-3 ninth, earning shutdowns for both.
  • Rally time: Bryce Harper (+12.6%) gets his third single of the night to lead off the ninth (+7.5%). Kevin Frandsen (+20.3%) singles to put runners corners (+19.2%), and Anthony Rendon rips a pinch hit single down the line for the walkoff (+18.1%).

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