Highest Leverage PA: 10.9, PA #87, Votto HR vs Rodriguez, Reds' 9th. Highest Clutch Value: 1.341, PA #87, Votto HR vs Rodriguez, Reds' 9th. Lowest Opp. Clutch Val: -.130, PA #84, Cairo FL5 vs Rodriguez, Reds' 9th. QMAX rating: Success Square (4,3) for Jackson. Bullpen Award: Goat's Head for Rodriguez.Batters' Leveraged Win Values:
Ankiel 0.171 Espinosa 0.143 Tracy 0.099 Bernadina 0.079 Flores -0.004 Harper -0.018 Nady -0.026 LaRoche -0.028 Desmond -0.042 Moore -0.038 Zimmerman -0.062 Jackson -0.073Who would want to be a closer? To paraphrase what Ryan Zimmerman says in the advertisements I hear on the radio broadcasts, if you can't handle the stress, maybe you're in the wrong profession. Henry Rodriguez coughed up a home-run ball to Joey Votto, and that was that. The Nationals dropped out of first place.