Much like a Patricia Highsmith book, things get wild in the middle here:
Craw Daddy: J.P. Crawford, .355 WPA
Crow badly: Bryan Shaw, -.425 WPA
FanGraphs doesn’t include defense in WPA but shout-out to Evan White, who was a human highlight reel all night long:
The Evan White Effect: just put the ball anywhere in the general direction of first base and assume it will all work out pic.twitter.com/vIJLZrj2Ei— Lookout Landing (@LookoutLanding) July 30, 2020
The Kumar Rocker Sweepstakes Tracker: Mariners slip slightly behind KC, who lost today and jump ahead of the Mariners because of their worse record last year.