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Sports: Thursday, April 18, 2019

18 April 2019 Sports

SU Baseball Falls To Royals, Nats Hold On, Caps-Canes Tonight

Shenandoah University baseball dropped an 8-5 ODAC contest at Eastern Mennonite yesterday afternoon. The Royals broke a 5-all tie with 2 runs in the seventh and another in the 8th as SU fell to 19-10 on the season, and 9-8 in the league. The Hornets are back in action Saturday at home in a noon doubleheader against Hampden-Sydney.

Meanwhile, on the SU scoreboard:
Roanoke beat Men’s lacrosse 16-7
And Lynchburg defeated Men’s and Women’s tennis.

Today, softball plays a doubleheader at Virginia Wesleyan

The Washington Nationals built a 9-2 lead, and had to hang on to beat the San Francisco Giants last night 9-6 in DC. The Nats got home runs from Juan Soto, Howie Kendrick, Matt Adams, and Kurt Suzuki, but once again the bullpen made things interesting, as the Giants scored 4 in the 9th inning. Sean Doolittle was once again called on to put out the fire, as the Nats evened their record at 8-8. The 2 teams finish the three game series this afternoon starting at 12:35 on Sports Radio 1450.

The Tampa Bay Rays cruised to an 8-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles.
The Birds managed only 3 hits in the loss, as they dropped to 7-12 on the season. The O’s and Rays do battle again tonight at 7:10.

And, the Caps try to rebound from Monday’s 5-0 loss against Carolina when the two teams play Game 4 of their NHL Playoff series tonight in Raleigh. The Caps lead the best-of-seven series 2-1, and with a win tonight, can wrap up the series Saturday in Washington. Air time tonight is 6:45 on Sports Radio 1450.

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