Sports: Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
25 September 2018 Sports
Big Night For Big Ben…Nats Get Soggy Win…Hayes Named ODAC POW
Shenandoah men’s golf finished 8th yesterday at the Don Scalf Invitational in Rocky Mount, NC, hosted by North Carolina Wesleyan.
Meanwhile, junior Taylor Hayes was named ODAC Player Of The Week in field hockey. It was the second such honor for Hayes, who had 9 points in a 2-1 week for the Hornets.
The Pittsburgh Steelers built an early lead and held on to beat Tampa Bay in the Monday Night NFL game 30-27. Ben Roethlisberger completed 30 of 38 passes for 353 and three touchdowns, and the Pittsburgh defense forced 4 turnovers, as the Steelers picked up their first win of the season. Bucs quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick became the first QB in NFL history to throw for over 400 yards in 3 consecutive starts. Tampa Bay drops to 2-1.
Bryce Harper reached the 100-RBI mark for the first time in his career in a 7-3 win over the Marlins last night. The Nats broke open the game with a 4-run fourth inning, as they climbed over the .500 mark at 79-78. The two teams play in DC again tonight. Air time is 6:30 on NBC SportsRadio 1450.
And The Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles last night for their franchise-record 106th win of the season. The victory eclipsed the previous record of 105 held by the 1912 Bosox, who went on to win the World Series. Boston also clinched home field advantage throughout the playoffs. The O’s are in Boston again tonight for a 7:10 first pitch.