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Game 153 WPA: Not as a close as it looks. Nats 3, Fish 2

Fister was a bit sloppy, the bats a bit lazy, but the bullpen rock-solid and a close-looking game was seemingly never in doubt.

Yeah, so he's throwing okay lately.
Yeah, so he's throwing okay lately.
Eliot J. Schechter


Via Fangraphs (click to embiggen)

  • Bowling ball: Doug Fister (+19.4%) gives up 2 ER in 6.2 IP, fanning 1 and walking 2.
  • LaBomb: Adam LaRoche (+15.4%) cranks a two-shot into the upper tank in RF to put the Nats ahead in the first (+21.2%).
  • Routine: Denard Span (+17.2%) singles in what proved to be the winning run with two outs in the fourth (+12.2%).
  • Six outs, 11 pitches: Tyler Clippard (+12.4%) throws a shutdown, 1-2-3 ayeth, while Drew Storen follows with a shutdown, 1-2-3 ninth.

Last night's WPA brought to you by a night out with Henry Mancini (upbeat):