Game Thread: Nationals (48-40) @ Orioles (49-40)

orioles pitcher with leg extended holding glove after throwing pitch

Let’s try this one again, with designated hitters this time…

 

LINEUPS

Orioles

RF Nick Markakis

LF Steve Pearce

CF Adam Jones

DH Nelson Cruz

1B Chris Davis

SS J.J. Hardy

3B Manny Machado

C Caleb Joseph

2B Jonathan Schoop

P Bud Norris (7-5, 3.62)

Nationals

CF Denard Span

3B Anthony Rendon

RF Jayson Werth

1B Adam LaRoche

DH Ryan Zimmerman

LF Bryce Harper

SS Ian Desmond

C Wilson Ramos

2B Danny Espinosa

P Doug Fister (7-2, 2.93)

 

Current Streak

Orioles Won 3

Nationals Lost 1

 

Last 10

Orioles 7-3

Nationals 7-3

 

TIDBITS

Machado had his first career five-hit game Monday night, raising his average to .261. In his first 26 games this year, he posted a .539 OPS, while he’s put up an .858 over his last 31.

Zimmerman is 4/11 with 2 HR off Norris.

Davis is 3/10 with 2 HR off Fister. Nick Markakis is 8/19 with 1 HR, 2 2B, and 8 RBI. Nelson Cruz is 8/21 with 2 2B and 1 HR. Adam Jones is 5/14.

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