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Sports: Monday, June 24, 2019

24 June 2019 Sports

VBL Scoreboard…Nats Drop Series Finale…USA Women Back In Action

In the Valley Baseball League last night:
Covington doubled up Winchester 6-3
Waynesboro outslugged Front Royal 10-6
Woodstock muffled Purcellville 9-7
Charlottesville beat New Market 9-2
and Harrisonburg shaded Staunton 8-6

Tonight in the VBL:
Winchester entertains Purcellville
Strasburg travels to New Market
and Covington hosts Waynesboro

The Washington Nationals’ bullpen faltered again yesterday in a 4-3 10-inning loss to Atlanta. Down 2-0, the Nats rallied to tie the game in the 7th on 5 consecutive 2-out hits, only to see reliever Tanner Rainey give up a 2-run homer in the 10th. The loss comes on the heels of a Saturday loss that saw the Nationals pen give up 9 runs in the latter innings. The Nationals, now 8 1/2 games behind the Braves in the NL East, are off today before heading to Miami on Tuesday.

The Baltimore Orioles were pounded by Seattle yesterday 13-3. The Birds entertain former Oriole Manny Machado and the San Diego Padres tomorrow night at Camden Yards.

The undefeated and unscored-upon USA women’s soccer team is back on the pitch today when they take on Spain in the FIFA World Cup. On the line is a berth in the quarter-finals. Match time is 12 noon.

On the PGA Tour, Chez Reavie won the Travelers Championship with a 17-under par score…

And Martin Truex, Jr. fended off Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch to win yesterday’s Monster Energy Series NASCAR event at Sonoma Raceway.

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