He was able to recover in time to get the runner out at first, but the first run of the game had scored to make it 1-0 Nationals. It could very easily have been worse than that if not for Jeff McNeil. With two outs in the inning, Asdrubal Cabrera—who has tormented the Amazins all series—smacked an 0-1 pitch to deep left field.
Nationals to visit Orioles Friday Washington Nationals (6-9, fourth in the NL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (10-7, third in the NL East) Baltimore; Friday, 7:35 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: TBD Orioles: Asher Wojciechowski (0-2, 5.40 ERA, 1.10 WHIP, 11 strikeouts) LINE: Nationals favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 1/2 runs BOTTOM LINE: The Baltimore Orioles host the Washington Nationals on Friday. The Orioles went 25-56 on their home field in 2019.
The Baltimore Orioles were not expected to be a winning team at any point this season. Last year, they never swept a series, but now they've done it twice. They finished a second sweep Thursday with an 11-4 victory in Philadelphia.