Freddy Garcia pitched eight innings of three-hit ball to get the best of Dan Haren in a duel of veteran right-handers, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Washington Nationals 2-0 Thursday night.
Chris Davis went 4 for 4 with two home runs, and the Baltimore Orioles overcame three homers by Ryan Zimmerman to beat the Washington Nationals 9-6 on Wednesday night.
Washington and Baltimore jointly accomplished something last year that hadn’t happened since 1976. And the neighboring cities did it twice for good measure. But this year, work will need to be done for an encore.
Adam LaRoche homered twice and drove in four runs, and the Nationals barreled past the Baltimore Orioles 9-3 Tuesday night.
Jason Hammel held the Nationals to two runs in his longest start of the season and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Washington Nationals 6-2 Monday.
Perhaps jealous of their neighbors at Camden Yards, the Baltimore Orioles could spoil the Ravens’ Super Bowl celebration and season opener on Thursday Night Football in September.
Those are minor quibbles with Manny Machado’s game. For a 20-year-old, he is extremely impressive.
Earl Weaver, the feisty Hall-of-Fame Baltimore Orioles manager, died early Saturday morning of an apparent heart attack.
Former major leaguer and current MLB Network studio analyst, Bill Ripken, joined the Holden and Danny Show on Wednesday. Ripken discussed a wide variety of topics and gave his world series preview as well.
The Nats’ 3-2 win over the Cards Sunday gave Washingtonians the first baseball playoff win they can remember. Many Washingtonians became fans of the Baltimore Orioles after the Senators left Washington in 1971. However, Baltimore is a totally different place than D.C. Does anyone root for both the Redskins and the Ravens? Not many fans would boast of that. You have to choose between the Nats and the O’s and if you’re from D.C., the choice is clear.