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Brewers 3, Cubs 1: Tonight's Turning Points

1) Jean Segura steals second, scores on error in the seventh inning: +.127 WPA

Jean Segura was the story for the Brewers on offense tonight, as his seventh inning single scored the go-ahead run and this stolen base that turned into a run gave the Brewers a 3-1 lead.

2) Wellington Castillo's second inning double: -.121 WPA

The Cubs had a rally brewing in the second when Bryan LaHair led off the inning with a single and Wellington Castillo sent him to third with this double. The Cubs, however, only got one run out of the inning.

3) Jean Segura's seventh inning RBI single: +.106 WPA

The Brewers took the lead on this play as Nyjer Morgan, who had singled, taken second on an error and third on a wild pitch, scored on Segura's single to right center.

4) David DeJesus grounds into a double play in the eighth inning: +.094 WPA

Manny Parra only faced one batter tonight but recorded two outs, as he got DeJesus to ground into a 6-4-3 double play.

5) Luis Valbuena's ninth inning walk: -.089 WPA

John Axford made things a little interesting in the ninth again tonight, walking the leadoff man to bring the tying run to the plate.

The next five:

6) Darwin Barney's eighth inning single: -.077 WPA
7) Nyjer Morgan's seventh inning single: +.075 WPA
8) John Axford strikes out Starlin Castro in the ninth: +.074 WPA
9)
Anthony Rizzo's eighth inning fielder's choice: +.067 WPA
10) Jeff Samardzija strikes out Aramis Ramirez in the third: -.066 WPA


Source: FanGraphs