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Sports: Wednesday, June 5, 2019

5 June 2019 Sports

VBL Scoreboard, Big Comeback Win For Nats, O’s Hold On To Beat Texas

In The Valley Baseball League last night:
Charlottesville outscored Winchester 12-7
Purcellville blasted Front Royal 6-1
Staunton routed Strasburg 17-1
Woodstock defeated New Market 8-3
and Covington beat Waynesboro 9-4

Tonight in the VBL:
Front Royal travels to New Market
Winchester heads to Woodstock
Strasburg plays at Harrisonburg
C’Ville hosts Covington
and Staunton entertains Purcellville

The Washington Nationals rallied from an early 5-0 deficit to beat the Chicago White Sox last night 9-5. Anthony Rendon drove in 5 runs, including the go-ahead 3-run homer in a 6-run 5th inning. Despite giving up 4 runs in the first inning, Stephen Strasburg picked up his 100th career win for Washington, as the Nats won for the 8th time in 10 games. The Nationals and Sox wrap up the 2-game series this afternoon in DC. Air time is 12:35 on Sports Radio 1450.

The Baltimore Orioles saw leads of 11-3 and 12-5 all but disappear as they held on for a 12-11 win in Texas. The Rangers scored 6 runs in the 9th inning before the O’s were able to get the final out for just their 19th win of the season. The Birds and Rangers play again tonight at 8:05.

And, the NBA Finals resume tonight as Golden State hosts Toronto.
The best-of-seven series is tied at a game apiece. Tip off is at 9.

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