Brewers 3, Pirates 1: Tonight's Turning Points

1) Norichika Aoki's leadoff home run in the first inning: +.106 WPA

The first leadoff home run of Aoki's career was also the single biggest moment in this game, as it gave the Brewers a 1-0 lead that almost would've held up for nine innings.

2) Aramis Ramirez's fifth inning double play: -.103 WPA

The Brewers were leading 2-0 when Ramirez came to the plate with the bases loaded and one out in the fifth, but his ground ball to the pitcher turned into a 1-2-3 double play.

3) Carlos Gomez's fourth inning double play: -.084 WPA

The Brewers were clinging to a 1-0 lead in the fourth when Gomez grounded into a 5-3 double play to end the threat.

4) Jean Segura's fifth inning double: +.066 WPA

Segura's first extra base hit of the game and third as a major leaguer gave the Brewers a runner on second with none out in the fifth. Segura later scored on a Marco Estrada single.

5) Jean Segura's sixth inning triple: +.064 WPA

The next inning Segura was at it again, tripling to lead off the inning and scoring on Marco Estrada's ground ball.

The next five:

6) Starling Marte's third inning double play: +.061 WPA
7) Pedro Alvarez's ninth inning single: -.056 WPA

8t) John Axford strikes out Michael McKenry in the ninth: +.054 WPA
8t) Jonathan Lucroy's fourth inning single: +.054 WPA
10) Carlos Gomez's second inning caught stealing: -.052 WPA


Source: FanGraphs

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