Highest Leverage PA: 2.2, PA#35 Minor GDP vs Strasburg, Braves 4th. Highest WPA/LI Value: .255, PA #44, Uggla HR vs Strasburg, Braves 5th. Highest WPA/LI Fldg Play: .068, PA#35 Minor GDP vs Strasburg, Braves 4th. QMAX rating: (5,5) for Strasburg. Bullpen Award: Hero's Palm for Gorzelanny.Batters' WPA/LI Values:
Espinosa 0.156 Harper 0.114 Tracy 0.061 Ankiel 0.036 LaRoche 0.028 Nady 0.007 Strasburg -0.004 Desmond -0.011 Gorzelanny -0.033 Zimmerman -0.043 Moore -0.050 Flores -0.074And this one also belongs to the Nationals' hitting. This looks like Strasburg's worst start of the season so far, but the bullpen did a better job of holding back the Braves than they did on Friday night. Espinosa's and Harper's home runs were supported by crucial extra-base hits from Desmond, Ankiel and Nady. A solid team effort with the bats.