- Improvement? Gio Gonzalez (-9.9%) gives up 3 runs over 6 IP with some shaky defense behind him on 4 Ks and 3 waliks.
- This was just mean: Anthony Rendon (+11.4%) taunts us with a two-out, RBI single in the second for the early lead (+11.3%).
- Nails in the coffin: Blake Treinen (-11.0%) gives up 2 runs in the 7th--they weren't the losing runs, but it put the game out of reach.
- Notable scoring chances squandered: Bryce Harper (-14.0%) strikes out looking with to strand the bases loaded in the 7th (-9.6%). Clint Robinson GDPs with two on in the 9th to kill a late rally (-15.9%).
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