The Orioles start the second half of the season at .500, now the 11th time they’ve reached an even record so far this season.
The Nationals could have started Max Scherzer in Friday night’s second-half opener against the Dodgers, declaring the right-hander their unquestioned ace and workhorse for the rest of the season.
With four days off for the All-Star break and a large group of notable players on the disabled list, Friday afforded Nationals manager Matt Williams an opportunity to run down a long list of injur
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Baltimore Orioles (44-44) vs. Detroit Tigers (44-44), Comerica Park, Detroit, 7:08 p.m.