ERV Boxscore for May 7, at San Francisco
What to say after a game like that? Incredible composure on this club, plus a defiant spirit that is not concerned with having two outs against it. Watching the Phils all last year, I never saw them come close to a win like that. And this is the third or fourth this year for us. Really incredible.
Ryan Church turns his RV completely around this series -- he's back in the positive. Nick Johnson continues to be the offensive stalwart -- it seems he can have a walk at will. Jose Guillen is our "10th Man" -- has any pinch-hitter ever had a game like that? And all of this without Vidro, Sledge.
Some bad points, of course. I am growing impatient with Zach Day, too. And Patterson fell back to Earth. But hard to dwell on these.
-- The new Win Value system is now in place for this boxscore and Friday night's. It is much better; I'll try to post later exactly how it works, but it appears to solve the sac fly problem, in that it turns a negative RV into a positive WV where the run scored comes late and puts the team ahead. When reading these boxscores, remember that 1.0 WV = an average "go-ahead" or "tie-breaking" run, so Ryan Church had the equivalent of 3.5 "go-ahead" runs in this game.
ERV Win: Church & Johnson
ERV Loss: Brower & Accardo
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