Sports: Friday, September 18, 2020
18 September 2020 Sports
Nats Play 2 Today, O’s Swept In Twinbill, Browns Outscore Bengals
The Washington Nationals start a 5-game series with the Miami Marlins today with a doubleheader. The 18-29 Nats begin the day in the the NL East cellar, and despite an expanded 16-team playoff format this year, are unlikely to make the postseason to defend their World Series title. Air time this afternoon for Game 1 is 4:40 on CBS Sports Radio 1450.
The Tampa Bay Rays clinched an AL playoff spot with a doubleheader sweep of the Baltimore Orioles yesterday. The Rays won the opener 3-1, and then took the nightcap in a 10-6 slugfest. The two teams play again tonight at 7:35.
Baker Mayfield threw 2 touchdown passes and Nick Chubb added 124 rushing yards, as the Cleveland Browns outscored the Cincinnati Bengals 35-30, as week 2 got underway in the NFL last night. Bengals rookie QB Joe Burrow threw for over 300 yards in the loss.
The Washington Football Team will play at Arizona at 4pm
The Ravens will travel to Houston for a 4:25 kickoff.
And, Justin Thomas took advantage of the benign conditions at Winged Foot Golf Club yesterday with a 5 under-par 65 to grab the first round lead at the US Open. Patrick Reed heads up a group of 3 golfers just one shot back. The world’s number-one player, Dustin Johnson, struggled to a 3-over 73. Tiger Woods is also at plus-3. Round two is today.