Benny Sieu-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire
Turning points from tonight's Brewers 5-3 win over the Padres.
1.) Carlos Gomez's Fourth Inning Home Run: +.141 WPA
With the game tied at 1-1, Carlos Gomez hit a solo home run with two outs to give the Brewers a 2-1 lead. That would put the Brewers ahead for good.
T2.) Clayton Richard's Third Inning Home Run: -.118 WPA
Opposing pitchers hitting a home run is always demoralizing. This one was no exception, as Clayton Richard tied the game at 1 with his solo shot.
T2.) Rickie Weeks' Two Run Home Run in the Fifth Inning: +.118 WPA
With Norichika Aoki on third base with one out, Rickie Weeks just needed a sacrifice fly to get a run home for the Brewers. He didn't leave it to chance and hit it out of the park, and the Brewers took a 4-1 lead.
4.) Aramis Ramirez's First Inning RBI Single: +.104 WPA
The scoring for the game started early thanks to Aramis Ramirez, who hit an RBI single with Ryan Braun on second to take the lead early at 1-0.
T5.) Yonder Alonso Flies Out to End the Third Inning: +.081 WPA
With the bases loaded and the game tied at 1, Yonder Alonso had a chance to blow the game open, but flew out to Ryan Braun instead to end the inning.
T5.) Yonder Alonso Grounds into a Double Play in the Second Inning: +.081 WPA
Yasmani Grandal started off the second inning with a single, but then Yonder Alonso grounded into a double play to clear the bases.
7.) Will Venable Leads Off the Fourth Inning with a Double: -.075 WPA
8.) Cameron Maybin Flies Out to Second in the Fourth Inning: +.073 WPA
9.) Jonathan Lucroy's Sixth Inning Solo Home Run: +.065 WPA
10.) Norichika Aoki's Third Inning Single: +.060 WPA
Here's the win expectancy graph from the game: