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Sports: Friday, July 9, 2021
VBL Scoreboard, Padres Walk Off Nats, O’s-Chisox Tonight
In the Valley Baseball League last night, Strasburg got past Front Royal 6-2, Woodstock blanked New Market 8-0, and Winchester at Purcellville was postponed.
Games tonight in the VBL include Winchester at Front Royal, Strasburg at Woodstock, and New Market at Purcellville. On Sunday, the Valley League All-Star Game will take place at JMU’s Veterans Memorial Park at 7:30, with activities starting at 3:30.
The Washington Nationals blew an 8-0 lead and lost to San Diego last night 9-8. The Padres completed their comeback by plating a run in the bottom of the 9th to drop the Nats to 42-44 on the season. Trea Turner led the Nationals with 3 hits and 3 RBI. The Nats head to San Francisco to start a weekend series leading into the MLB All-Star break. Air time tonight is 9:15 on Sports Radio 1450.
The Baltimore Orioles begin a weekend set against the Chicago White Sox tonight. First pitch is set for 7:05 from Camden Yards.
Ash Barty will take on Karolina Pliskova for the Wimbledon Women’s title tomorrow. The men’s semifinals are today.
The NASCAR Cup Series heads to Atlanta Sunday for the Quaker State 400, and on the PGA Tour, Sebastian Munoz and Chesson Hadley are tied for the lead after Round One of the John Deere Classic.