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Game 103 WPA: Doom. Nats lose again.

NN was serving up meatballs all night, asymmetric umpiring aside. The Nats couldn't do enough with the bats anyway, so whatevs.

Baseball is boring, amirite?
Baseball is boring, amirite?
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Source: FanGraphs

(What do these graphs mean?)

  • Qualifying offer would look pretty good, amirite? Jordan Zimmermann (-37.6%) gets jobbed on a few calls, no doubt, but he gives up a bunch of dingers all on his own, letting in 5 runs over (one of) 6 IP on 7 Ks and 2 walks.
  • Why even give us hope, man? That's cruel: Anthony Rendon (+14.0%) hits a solo shot just left of straightaway center in the first for a short-lived lead (+11.7%).
  • Seriously, stop taunting us with this: Yunel Escobar (+0.1%) hits a solo shot of his own with one out in the 6th to pad his stats (+4.0%).

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