Brewers 3, Cubs 2: Today's Turning Points

1) Bryan LaHair's seventh inning solo home run: -.124 WPA

For the second time in as many days the game's biggest event actually belonged to the losing team. The Brewers lead 3-1 opening the seventh inning but Bryan LaHair led off the seventh with a booming home run to the loge level in right.

2) Ryan Braun's sixth inning solo home run: +.106 WPA

The Brewers were clinging to a 2-1 lead in the bottom of the sixth when Ryan Braun homered to right center and increased the margin for error a bit.

3t) Ryan Braun's first inning RBI double: +.104 WPA

The Brewers were trailing 1-0 when they came to bat in the bottom of the first inning, but Norichika Aoki led off the inning with a double and Ryan Braun drove him home with a double.

3t) Corey Hart's first inning RBI double: +.104 WPA

Two batters later the Brewers took the lead as Corey Hart doubled home Ryan Braun with the inning's second run.

5) David DeJesus' first inning solo home run: -.101 WPA

The Cubs took a 1-0 lead on the game's first batter as David DeJesus homered off Yovani Gallardo.

The next five:

6) John Axford struck out Brett Jackson in the ninth inning: +.077 WPA
7) Anthony Rizzo's ninth inning strikeout: +.072 WPA
8) Luis Valbuena's eighth inning fly out: +.068 WPA
9) Norichika Aoki's first inning double: +.064 WPA
10) David DeJesus' eighth inning walk: -.061 WPA

Source: FanGraphs

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