Sports: Friday, June 21, 2019
21 June 2019 Sports
VBL Scoreboard, Nats Sweep Phils, Another Shutout For USA Women
In the Valley Baseball League last night:
Strasburg took 2 from Covington, 14-6 and 3-1
Winchester outscored Front Royal 10-8
Waynesboro defeated Staunton 5-2
and Harrisonburg beat New Market 11-4
Tonight in the VBL:
Winchester heads to Woodstock for a 5pm twinbill
Front Royal hosts Strasburg
Waynesboro hosts Charlottesville
Harrisonburg invades Covington
and New Market entertains Purcellville
Anthony Rendon’s 6th inning home run broke a 3-3 tie, and Victor Robles’ 3-run blast later in the frame powered the Washington Nationals to a 7-4 win over Philadelphia last night. Trey Turner added 2 sparkling plays in the field as the Nats swept the 3-game series from the Phillies and moved just 2 games below .500. Next up for Washington, a big weekend series with the Atlanta Braves.Air time tonight is 6:35 on Sports Radio 1450.
Seattle used a 3-run 6th inning to get past Baltimore last night 5-2.
The O’s, who have now lost 9 straight games, managed only 4 hits on the evening. The 2 teams play tonight at 10:10 pm.
And, the USA women’s soccer team posted another shutout in the FIFA World Cup, a 3-0 victory over Sweden. In 3 Group F games, the Americans have outscore their opposition 18-0. Next up, a Monday match with Spain in the Round of 16.