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Sports: Tuesday, June 25, 2019

25 June 2019 Sports

VBL Update, USA Women Tested By Spain, Nats In Miami Tonight

In the Valley Baseball League last night:
The weather washed out all but one game, as Purcellville blasted Winchester 11-2

Tonight in the VBL:
Front Royal visits Winchester
Strasburg hosts New Market
Woodstock plays at Waynesboro
Charlottesville entertains Staunton
and Harrisonburg travels to Purcellville

The Washington Nationals begin a stretch of games against sub-500 teams tonight when they visit the Miami Marlins. After a 6-4 homestand, the Nats are 8 games behind the Braves in the NL East. Max Scherzer gets the ball for the Nationals tonight, with a 6:40 air time on Sports Radio 1450.

Former Oriole Manny Machado and the San Diego Padres visit Camden Yards tonight to begin a 2-game set with the Birds. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05.

Off the field, the Orioles reportedly have signed their top draft pick Adley Rutschman. The $8.1 million deal sets a new MLB record for draft bonuses. The 21 year-old catcher comes to Baltimore by way of Oregon State.

And, in the FIFA World Cup, the USA Women’s soccer team needed 2 penalty goals from captain Megan Rapinoe to get past pesky Spain 2-1 in the round of 16 yesterday. The second goal, in the game’s 76th minute, needed video review to determine if a penalty had occurred.
The Americans will now face France in the quarterfinals Friday at 3pm.

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