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Sports: Thursday, May 16, 2019

16 May 2019 Sports

Another Strong Outing For Corbin, O’s Swept In NY, 101st PGA Begins

The Shenandoah University baseball team is headed to New Jersey for it’s 10th NCAA Regional appearance in program history. The 31-12 Hornets will take on the 29-14 Kean Cougars tomorrow in the second game of the day. The opening contest will feature Ithaca (NY) versus
Westfield (Mass) State. SU enters the tournament having won 12 of it’s last 13 games.

Patrick Corbin had another strong outing last night as the Nationals beat the New York Mets 5-1 in DC. The Nats posted 3 runs in the first inning and that’s all the Washington lefty would need as he struck out 11 and allowed only 4 hits in his 8 innings of work. The rubber game of the series is this afternoon starting at 12:35 on Sports Radio 1450.

The Baltimore Orioles suffered a doubleheader sweep yesterday at the hands of the New York Yankees. David Hess gave up 4 Yankee homers in the opening game 5-3 loss. In the nightcap, 3 New York pitchers combined to shut down the O’s 3-1. The Birds travel to Cleveland tonight for a 6:10 first pitch.

And, the 101st PGA Championship gets underway today at the challenging Bethpage Black course in New York. Tiger Woods, Brooks Koepka, and Dustin Johnson are among the players who will tackle the 7700-yard layout in hopes of capturing golf’s second major championship of the year.

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