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Rockies 8, Brewers 4: Tonight's turning points

Home runs highlight the turning points in tonight's 8-4 loss to the Colorado Rockies.


1.) Carlos Gonzalez's two-run home run in the fifth inning: -.192 WPA (Video)

After Josh Rutledge led off the inning with a single, Carlos Gonzalez blasted a home run to tie the game for the Rockies at 4-4.

2.) Ryan Braun's two-run home run in the third inning: +.161 WPA (Video)

Ryan Braun got on the home run leader board with this home run in the third inning, giving the Brewers a 4-2 lead.

3.) Troy Tulowitzki's solo home run in the third inning: -.107 WPA (Video)

After losing the lead in the second inning, Troy Tulowitzki tied the game up for the Rockies at 2 with this solo home run.

4.) Marco Estrada's second inning RBI single: +.106 WPA (Video)

After Jean Segura was intentionally walked, Marco Estrada sent a hit out to shallow right field, though it was deep enough to get Carlos Gomez at work and give the Brewers a 2-1 lead.

5.) Carlos Gomez's second inning RBI double: +.104 WPA (Video)

With two outs and Aramis Ramirez at second from his double, Carlos Gomez sent a ball down the left field line to score him and tie the game for the Brewers at 1.

6.) Carlos Gonzalez's seventh inning single: -.102 WPA
6.) Rickie Weeks grounds into a double play in the seventh inning: -.102 WPA
8.) Todd Helton's second inning single: -.087 WPA
9.) Josh Rutledge's seventh inning bunt single: -.084 WPA
10.) Michael Cuddyer's seventh inning RBI single: -.073 WPA

Here's the win expectancy graph from tonight:

Source: FanGraphs