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- As in the old days: Gio Gonzalez (+45.3%) took his one run and made it stick, fanning 9 and walking 2 over 7 IP, giving up no runs.
- WPA is not impressed by winning the game: Michael Taylor (-0.6%) can't reach positive WPA with his 1-5 night, despite driving in the game-winning run with an two-out RBI single in the 2nd (+11.1%).
- WPA likes middle infielders: Your hitting WPA leaders tonight are Ian Desmond (+3.3%), who was 2-4 with a run scored, and Danny Espinosa (+5.0%), who was also 2-4.
- Matched up: Aaron Barrett (+9.5%) gets two outs in the ayeth to earn a shutdown.
- Delightfully undramatic: Drew Storen (+16.2%) gets a quick 1-2-3 ninth to earn a shutdown and close out the game.
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