Brewers 4, Cubs 1: Tonight's Turning Points

1) Jeff Bianchi's three-run home run in the second inning: +.274 WPA

Jeff Bianchi's first major league homer was one to remember, as he drove in the game's first, second and third runs with this shot off Travis Wood.

2) Travis Wood's solo home run in the third inning: -.093 WPA

The Cubs' only run scored here, as pitcher Travis Wood hit his third career home run to lead off the third inning.

3t) Ryan Braun's first inning double play: -.049 WPA

The Brewers had a runner on with one out against Travis Wood in the first inning but failed to score when Braun's double play ended the inning.

3t) Starlin Castro's third inning groundout: -.049 WPA

The Cubs had the potential tying run on base in the third inning but Castro's groundout ended the threat.

5) Martin Maldonado reached on a second inning fielder's choice, Corey Hart out at third: -.047 WPA

Hart doubled with one out in the second but got caught between second and third on Maldonado's groundout. In the end it didn't matter, as Maldonado scored in Bianchi's home run.

The next five:

6) Corey Hart's second inning double: +.043 WPA
7) Wellington Castillo's seventh inning fly out: +.037 WPA
8) Anthony Rizzo's sixth inning strikeout: +.034 WPA
9) Anthony Rizzo's third inning strikeout: +.033 WPA
10) Travis Wood's fifth inning fly out: +.031 WPA

Source: FanGraphs

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