With D.C. sports on the cusp of an 0-3 night, Matt Wieters saved the city with a walk-off single
Wednesday night was turning into a sad one within the D.C. sports scene. The Capitals lost to the Penguins, 2-0, in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference semifinals -- thus eliminating them from the playoffs. The Wizards, after beating the Celtics by a combined 46 points in Games 3 and 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, lost 123-101 in Game 5, giving Boston a 3-2 series lead.
And in the baseball world, the greatest of all sports worlds, the Nats were down 6-2 to the Orioles entering the eighth inning. Could it be another loss? Would the capital of America really have an 0-for-3 night? C'mon, what do you think?
Michael Taylor hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the inning to bring the Nats within two, and then in the ninth, after a
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Matt Wieters walks off the Orioles at Nats Park! pic.twitter.com/IA03DuUtUd
Especially Dusty Baker.
Baseball saves the day yet again.