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- Not necessarily an outing to the Nats’ advantage: Gio Gonzalez (-13.9%) gives up 4 runs in 5 2⁄3 IP with 3 Ks and 3 walks.
- Another Doghouse-recommended signing success! Joe Blanton (-1.9%) doesn’t earn a meltdown, getting the last out of the 6th and letting in 3 runs (including the mandatory HR allowed!) in the 7th without recording an out.
- Not an All-Star, but your WPA leader: Anthony Rendon (+0.5%) works a two-out walk in the 5th to become the first Nat to reach base in the game and the only position player to record positive WPA.