clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Game 8 WPA: Grand Hundo. Nats win 6-2

New, 10 comments

Strasburg had a solid outing, Harper has some delightfully typical heroics, and Wilson Ramos continues to be quietly awesome.

The kid knows how to make the milestones memorable, amirite?
The kid knows how to make the milestones memorable, amirite?
Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

160414-8 WPA

Via Fangraphs

(What do these graphs mean?)

  • That's Roark in the rearview: Stephen Strasburg (+15.3%) pitches sick (in more ways that one, of course), giving up one run in 7 2/3 IP with 7 Ks and 2 walks.
  • Round numbers: Bryce Harper () is only 1-4, but the one is his 100th home run, a scoreboard-breaking, go-ahead grand slam off the facing of the upper deck in center-right in the 3rd (+37.1%).
  • LASIK for everyone! Wilson Ramos (+6.4%) is 2-3 with a stat-padding solo shot into the seats behind the visiting bullpen in the 4th (+5.4%), a junk-time RBI double with two down in the 6th (+2.1%), and another would-be base stealer thrown out.

Tonight's WPA brought to you by luck: