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Game 17 WPA: Let’s go, Gio! Washington Nationals defeat New York Mets 3-1 as Enny Romero shines in relief

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Gio had a solid outing, the bullpen was (again?!) nails, and Turner got right back into it.

MLB: Washington Nationals at New York Mets
That’s another good start.
Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

Image courtesy Fangraphs.

(What do these graphs and percentages mean?)

  • It’s still April: Gio Gonzalez (+27.1%) gives up a single run in 6 13 IP with 6 Ks and 3 walks.
  • Not missing a step: Trea Turner (+8.7%) doubles in a run for the winning margin with one out in the 5th (+11.2%).
  • The true fireman: Enny Romero (+14.8%) gets 5 quick outs across the aeyth and ninth innings (including a pair of Ks and no walks or HBP) to earn a well-deserved shutdown.

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