- Laboring, but effective: Max Scherzer (+21.6%) gives up one run in 6 IP with 10 Ks and no walks.
- Two out rallies: Daniel Murphy (-0.9%) gets the Nats on the board with a two-out RBI single in the 1st (+10.2%). Anthony Rendon (+21.2%) gets a pinch-hit, RBI single to put the Nats ahead with two outs in the 7th (+22.0%). Ryan Zimmerman (+3.5%) tacks on an insufficient insurance run with two outs in the ayeth (+10.9%).
- Facing the minimum: Matt Belisle (+10.0%) throws a shutdown in the 7th to hold the one-run lead.
- Not at all effective: Felipe Rivero (-81.9%) has a truly remarkable meltdown in the aeyth, letting in three runs to put the Nats behind without recording an out, and leaving the game with the bases loaded.
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