MLB: Orioles, Nats pick up key Friday night wins

Orioles top White Sox for second straight night

baltimore oriolesA three-run Nolan Reimold homer lifted the Baltimore Orioles to a 6-3 win over the Chicago White Sox Friday night.

The win was the second in a row in the series for the O’s (14-8).

Starting pitcher Mike Wright gave up two runs on six hits in six innings of work in a no-decision.

Chicago starter Carlos Rodon (1-3, 4.33 ERA) took the loss, giving up six runs on eight hits in seven innings for the White Sox (16-8).

 

Nats bounce back, top Cardinals

washington nationalsStephen Strasburg was again dominant, and the Nats got their bats going in a 5-4 win at St. Louis Friday night.

Washington (15-7) was coming off back-to-back shutouts in a three-game sweep at home at the hands of Phildelphia.

Strasburg (4-0, 2.25 ERA) was masterful, striking out nine and walking one in seven innings, allowing two runs on eight hits.

Jonathan Papelbon notched his eighth save in nine chances for Washington, which got a leadoff homer from Michael A. Taylor and a two-run shot in the fourth from Danny Espinosa.

 



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