- Keep! The Ball! DOWN! Doug Fister (-25.1%) has 6 Ks and no walks in 6 IP, but gives up 5 runs thanks to the 3 HR allowed.
- Tonight's WPA leader: Michael Taylor (+4.9%) is 2-4 with a two-RBI double in the 9th to get the Nats within two and give us unwarranted hope (+5.6%).
- Classic junk-timing: Ryan Zimmerman (-5.4%)) picks this lost cause of a game to jack a one-out solo shot in the ninth and pad his stats (+0.1%)
Tonight's WPA brought to you by things as painful as watching the Nats: