Brewers 9, Pirates 3: Tonight's Turning Points

1) Corey Hart's First Inning Home Run: +.122 WPA

After Aramis Ramirez put the Brewers on the board 2-0, Corey Hart followed it up with a two-run home run to give the Brewers a 4-0 lead.

2) Arams Ramirez's First Inning RBI Single: +.107 WPA

With two runners on base and one out, Aramis Ramirez hit an RBI single to right to put the Brewers on the board and take a 2-0 lead.

3) Rickie Weeks' First Inning Single: +.065 WPA

To set up the RBI single from Ramirez, Rickie Weeks had single of his own to put runners on first and third with no outs.

4) Michael McKenry's Fourth Inning Double: +.064 WPA

After a home run to start the inning from Garrett Jones, Pedro Alvarez got on base with a single, and then Michael McKenry got on base with a double to put runners at second and third with one out and give the Pirates a good chance to close the lead.

5) Nyjer Morgan's First Inning Leadoff Double: +.060 WPA

The offensive scoring for the game got started thanks to this leadoff single from Nyjer Morgan.

Here are the next five:

6) Ryan Braun Strikes Out in the First Inning: -.058 WPA
7) Josh Harrison Flies Out in the Fourth Inning: +.057 WPA
8) Clint Barmes Pops Out in Foul Territory in the Fourth Inning: +.042 WPA
9) Garrett Jones' Fourth Inning Leadoff Home Run: -.038 WPA
10) Josh Harrison's Third Inning Leadoff Double: -.032 WPA

Here is the win expectancy graph from tonight's game:


Source: FanGraphs

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