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Game 69 WPA: Max improves. 96% perfect. (Nats win)

I tell you, his last outing was probably better pitched, but Maxie got a strike and an elbow away from a perfecto on this one. That's baseball for you. What a game.

Good one, dude.
Good one, dude.
Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

150621-69 WPA

Via Fangraphs (click to embiggen)

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  • All the runs robbed him of WPA: Max Scherzer (+36.5%) fans 10, walks none, and allows a single baserunner on a HBP after 26 straight outs in the course of a no-hitter.
  • On the way to overdetermination: Bryce Harper (+18.9%) is 2-4 with a fourth-inning solo bomb onto the batter's eye in center for the winning tally (+14.7%). Anthon Rendon (+0.1%) doubles in a run to put the Nats up by two in the 6th (+9.9%).

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