Sports: Wednesday, June 23, 2021

VBL Results, Scherzer’s Return Sparks Nats, O’s Suffer 50th Loss Of Season

In the Valley Baseball League last night, New market pounded Front Royal, 13-1. 3 games were rescheduled, including Strasburg at Winchester, and Woodstock at Purcellville.

Tonight in the VBL, games include Winchester at Front Royal, New Market at Woodstock, while Strasburg visits Purcellville.

Max Scherzer returned to the Washington Nationals’ rotation last night, as the Nats stopped the Phillies 3-2. Scherzer struck out 8 in 5 innings of work, while allowing just 1 run on 2 hits. Yan Gomes drove in 2 runs for the Nationals, who wrap up the 2-game set in Philadelphia this afternoon. Air time is 12:35 on Sports Radio 1450.

The Baltimore Orioles lost their 50th game of the year last night, falling to the Houston Astros 3-1. The 2 teams wrap up their series tonight at 7:05.

And, the Detroit Pistons won the NBA Draft Lottery last night. they’re expected to pick Oklahoma State’s Cade Cunningham, the Big 12 Player and Freshman of the Year.