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Game 100 WPA: Footsore no more. Nats win 1-0.

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Scherzer was a little wild for him, but the bullpen was nails and THE KIDS CALL HIM ZIM!

Why isn't this a picture of Zim? YOUR TITLE MAKES NO SENSE OTHERWISE!
Why isn't this a picture of Zim? YOUR TITLE MAKES NO SENSE OTHERWISE!
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Source: FanGraphs

  • Work on the control, dude: Max Scherzer (+48.0%) walks three (3!!) and strikes out six over seven shutout innings.
  • It's gotta be the shoes: Ryan Zimmerman (+10.2%) cranks a leadoff solo shot off the Clevelander sign in the second for the winning run (+11.2%).
  • This is equivalent WPA to Zim? Michael Taylor (+10.2%) is 2-2 with a walk and a SB.
  • You pitch like a guy with something to prove, son: Drew Storen (+13.3%) pitches a shutdown ayeth, with a pair of 3-pitch Ks and a broken-bat groundout.
  • Triumphant debut: Jonathon Papelbon (+18.4%) throws a 1-2-3 ninth for his first shutdown as a Nat.

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