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No Blogservations on today’s game, except to say there was a lot of high drama for a blowout. The odds of winning, even as the Dodgers cut the lead to two, was still a paltry 4.8%, though that was much higher than the 0.6% that was clocked after an Orlando Hudson strikeout just three batters ago. Anyway, the Marlins hit very well today, except for one guy.
Emilio Bonifacio: 5 PA, 0 H, 1 HBP, 1 R, 2 K, WPA/LI: -0.096
John Baker: 4 PA, 1 H, 1 2B, 2 BB (1 IBB), 1 HBP, 1 RBI, 2 R, WPA/LI: 0.156
Special mention to Hanley Ramirez, who posted a WPA/LI of 0.138 and delivered one of the bigger hits of the game, the double that began to open the floodgates. Another special note, I’m pretty sure Tommy Hutton praised Bonifacio’s “on-base skills” after he got hit, nay nicked, by a pitch, his only time on base. Congrats Boni, on your awesome skill!