- Not as advertised: Max Scherzer (-31.0%) gives up some hard contact, surrendering 5 runs in 5 IP with 3 Ks and 2 walks.
Early hope, unfulfilled: Bryce Harper (+6.4%) cranks a two-out solo bomb in the bottom of the first for the early lead (+10.8%).
- Dans, dented: Daniel Murphy (+1.5%) and Danny Espinosa (+1.3%) are the only other Nats with positive hitting WPA, getting HBP at the start of 4th (+3.7%) and 5th (+3.9%) innings, respectively.
- Unhelpful: Matt den Dekker (-7.5%), Michael Taylor (-6.4%) and Clint Robinson (-6.9%) combine to go 0-10 with 4 Ks and 4 LOB.
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