Shaky: Tanner "Schlitz" Roark (-36.0%%) throws a first-pitch ball to every batter it seems, giving up 5 runs in 5 IP with 4 Ks, 2 walks and a HBP.
Quick (but isolated) response: Jayson "Old Man Power" Werth (+5.9%) belts a solo shot into the first row of the former Red Porch seats to tie the game with one down in the first (+10.8%). Wilson "LAZORZ" Ramos (+13.4%) follows up one out later with a go-ahead RBI single (+9.6%), part of his 3-4 night.
- Too little, too late: Daniel "Hits" Murphy (+0.9%) hits a solo shot out to right to get the Nats within two with one down in the ayeth (+5.9%).
If Desi can play CF, why not Trea? Ben "4-3" Revere (-15.6%) is 0-5 with 3 LOB and 3 groundouts to second. On the other hand, Trea "Wheels" Turner (-7.3%) is 0-3 with 3 Ks and a HBP.
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