Brewers 5, Padres 3: Tonight's Turning Points

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:


Source: FanGraphs

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