Royals 4, Brewers 3: Tonight's Turning Points

1) Alcides Escobar's ninth inning two-RBI triple: -.537 WPA (Video)

The Brewers were one out away from a win tonight but....ugh.

2) Ryan Braun's seventh inning RBI single: +.181 WPA (Video)

The Brewers took a 2-1 lead in the seventh on this play, which plated Edwin Maysonet.

3) Alcides Escobar's seventh inning double play: +.161 WPA

The Brewer defense kept them in the game for a long time tonight, and this double play was the second they pulled off to protect a strong outing for Randy Wolf.

4) Yuniesky Betancourt's eighth inning double play: +.149 WPA

The Brewer defense picked them up again in the eighth, as this double play got Francisco Rodriguez off the hook.

5) Edwin Maysonet's tenth inning strikeout: -.139 WPA

The Brewers had the potential go-ahead run on third in the top of the tenth but left Rickie Weeks there when Edwin Maysonet struck out to end the inning.

The next five:

6) John Axford strikes out Clint Robinson in the ninth: +.128 WPA
7) Jeff Francoeur's eleventh inning single: -.121 WPA
8) Aramis Ramirez's third inning RBI single: +.110 WPA (
Video)
9) Eric Hosmer's eleventh inning walk: -.104 WPA
10) Humberto Quintero's eighth inning single: -.098 WPA

Source: FanGraphs
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