Game 14: Graph of Oh, For Heaven’s Sake

This game was weird.

Tigers
Best Performers

Nicholas Castellanos: .388 WPA
Miguel Cabrera: .174 WPA
Justin Wilson: .137 WPA

Tigers
Worst Performers

Francisco Rodriguez: -.809 WPA (5.64 pLI)
JaCoby Jones: -.256 WPA
Jordan Zimmermann: -.183 WPA

Rays
Best Performers

Evan Longoria: .520 WPA
Kevin Kiermaier: .269 WPA

Rays
Worst Performers

Jumbo Diaz: -.479 WPA
Derek Norris: -.139 WPA
Tim Beckham: -.118 WPA

Game 13: Graph of *giant fart noise*

Today was just one of those days, I guess.

Tigers
Best Performers

Miguel Cabrera: .056 WPA
Justin Upton: .044 WPA
Victor Martinez: .038 WPA

Tigers
Worst Performers

Alex Avila: -.141 WPA
JaCoby Jones: -.102 WPA
Ian Kinsler: -.097 WPA

Rays
Best Performers

Tim Beckham: .194 WPA
Danny Farquhar: .152 WPA (3.20 pLI!!!)
Derek Norris: .091 WPA

Rays
Worst Performers

Corey Dickerson: -.072 WPA
Logan Morrison: -.040 WPA
Evan Longoria: -.037 WPA

Game 5: Graph of DAMMIT, BULLPEN

Let’s take a look at the game’s best and worst performers, as brought to you by WPA (win probability added).

Predictably, Bruce Rondon was the Tigers’ weakest performer while Nicholas Castellanos was their best. On the Red Sox side of things, Chris Young came out on top while Rick Porcello was bringing up the rears. (Honorable mention to reliever Matt Barnes, who was the Sox’s best pitcher in terms of WPA.)

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