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Marlins 7, Brewers 3: Today's Turning Points

1) Carlos Gomez's two-run home run in the second inning: +.197 WPA

Gomez plated the game's first and second runs with this shot that skipped off the top of the left field fence at Marlins Park.

2) Daniel Murphy's fourth inning RBI single: -.179 WPA

The floodgates burst open on this play, as the Marlins scored their first of five runs in the fourth inning to turn a 2-1 deficit into a 6-2 advantage.

3) Ricky Nolasco's sacrifice bunt and Mike Fiers' error in the fourth inning: -.086 WPA

With a runner on third and one out Marlins pitcher Ricky Nolasco bunted to Fiers, who was unable to field the ball cleanly and throw to the plate. The Marlins took a 3-2 lead on the play.

4) Donovan Solano's fourth inning RBI single: +.078 WPA

Another run scored here on a ground ball through the hole to left.

5) Jose Reyes' two-run single in the fourth: -.073 WPA

Reyes was the seventh consecutive Marlin to reach base safely in the fourth inning, and his hit was the only one that drove in multiple runs.

The next five:

6) Gorkys Hernandez's fourth inning walk: -.054 WPA
7) Rob Brantly's fourth inning single: -.050 WPA
8) Mike Fiers strikes out Ricky Nolasco in the second inning: +.046 WPA
9) Gorkys Hernandez's third inning single: -.045 WPA
10) Ryan Braun's RBI single in the seventh inning: +.043 WPA

Source: FanGraphs