- Lefty dominance? Gio Gonzalez (-14.0%) gives up 3 runs over 4 1/3 innings, with 4 Ks and only one walk.
- Old man power: Jayson Werth (+31.6%) smacks an RBI double to tie the game in the third, taking third on the throw to set up the go-ahead run (+19.3%).
- Young man power: Anthony Rendon (+12.1%) cranks a two-run dinger with one down in the 3rd for the eventual winning runs (+13.0%).
- Lefty dominance: Sammy Solis (+12.1%) gets 5 outs in relief in the 5th and 6th, retiring righties and lefties alike with a K and a walk to earn a shutdown.
- Righty dominance: Shawn Kelley (+23.8%) gets 5 outs in the 7th and aeyth with 3 Ks and no walks to earn a shutdown of his own.
- Old man stat-padding: Werth hits a loooooong home run about 2/3s of the way up the bleachers in right center to lead off the 9th (+8.3%).
- Also meritorious: Bryce Harper (+14.1%) is 1-2 with two walks, an RBI, a HBP, and a SB.
Tonight's WPA brought to you other things that took as long as tonight's game but may have turned the tide: