Orioles Shut Out Nationals
The Baltimore Orioles shut out the Washington Nationals eleven to nothing. Tommy Malone started on the mound for the Orioles and Anibal Sanchez started on the mound for the Nationals.
Immediately in the top of the first inning, Jose Iglesias smacks a RBI double to score Anthony Santander, putting the Orioles up one to nothing. The Orioles would stay hot leading in to the second inning. Austin Hays singles to bring in Rio Ruiz and to put Chris Davis on third. The lead increases to two to nothing.
In the same inning, Hanser Alberto grounds in to a force out to plate a run to give the Orioles a three to nothing lead. Iglesias hit another RBI to push Alberto in to score in the top of the fourth inning. Consequently, the Orioles would extend their lead to four to nothing.
In the top of the sixth inning, Nunez homers for the fifth time the year to extend the lead to seven to nothing. Immediately following, Pedro Severino doubles to score a run, thus making the game eight to nothing in the sixth.
Thankfully for the Nationals, the top of the seventh inning would be the last inning that the Orioles would score. Santander got the scoring started with a ground out to score Austin Hays, the Orioles lead nine to nothing. Iglesias again plated a run to bring the score to ten to nothing. Finally, Severino singles to bring in Nunez to extend the lead to eleven to nothing.
The Orioles played extremely well after coming off of the series sweep against the Marlins the day prior. Following this game, the Orioles have two more games against the Nationals. The Orioles trail the Yankees by three and a half games in the American League East.