Sports: Tuesday, May 4, 2021
4 May 2021 Sports
Martin Nabs ODAC POW Honor, Caps Double Up Rangers, Nats-Braves Tonight
On the Shenandoah University sports scene, Freshman Colby Martin was named ODAC Baseball Player Of The Week in selections announced yesterday by the league office. Martin, the Hornets’ second baseman, hit .526 last week as number-15 SU went 4-1. Martin had 2 doubles, 2 home runs, and 6 RBI for the week as he went 10-for-19. SU Baseball will compete in the ODAC Tournament this weekend.
The Washington Capitals, playing without Evgeny Kuznetsov , TJ Oshie, and Alex Ovechkin for all but 39 seconds, beat the New York Rangers 6-3 last night. The Caps, who got goals from 6 different players, moved back into a first place tie in the NHL’s Eastern Division with less than 2 weeks to play. The Capitals and Rangers skate again tomorrow at 6:45 on The River 95-3.
The Nationals start a 3-game series with the Atlanta Braves tonight. The Nats , who sit atop the NL East at 12-12, will send Joe Ross to the mound for the 6:35 air time on Sports Radio 1450.
And, the Orioles scored 5 runs in the 8th inning last night to nip the Seattle Mariners 5-3. The two teams play tonight at 10:10.