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Game 6 WPA: Wait ‘til next year. Washington Nationals lose to Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 on walkoff hit, pulling their MLB record down to .500 on the season

Washington Nationals v Philadelphia Phillies Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images

Image courtesy Fangraphs.

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  • Squeezed: Stephen Strasburg (-5.6%) gives up 3 runs over 7 IP with 8 Ks and 3 walks.
  • Left them on on the left: Stephen Drew (-14.3%) and Anthony Rendon (-11.6%) combine to go 0-8 with 7 LOB.
  • The brightest spot so far this season: Ryan Zimmerman (+36.5%) smashes a game-tying, pinch-hit, three-run homer with two outs in the 9th.
  • Still not closer material: Koda Glover (-36.5%) gets two outs in the 9th before giving up the losing run to earn a meltdown.

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