- Pitching to game situation, maybe? Gio Gonzalez (+3.6%) has a couple of shaky innings but gives up a manageable (tonight) 4 runs overs 6 IP with 9 Ks but 4 walks.
- The kids call him ZIM!! Ryan Zimmerman (+28.5%) plants one on the batter's eye in center field for a go-ahead, three-run bomb with two outs in the first (+25.3%).
- This is some pretty blatant stat-padding: Danny Espinosa (+7.3%) hits a two-out grand slam in the 3rd for the eventual winning margin (+8.3%) and then a three-run no-doubter in the 4th (+0.2%).
- Mentioned in dispatches: Jayson Werth (+11.7%) with a walk and a first-inning double to put runners 2nd/3rd (+11.2%).
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