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Phillies fans take over Camden Yards

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Phillies fans take over Camden Yards

Like any other pest, if you kick them out of your house they will find somewhere else to go.

Washington Nationals fans may have finally outnumbered the Phillies faithful during their series back in May, but those from Philly have found another ballpark to infiltrate. Over the weekend the Baltimore Orioles took care of the Phillies in a three-game series, but the crowd in attendance featured a clear majority of red and blue merchandise.

Less than 100 miles away from Philadelphia, it was just a short trip down I-95 for Phillies fans and thousands upon thousands of them made the trip. Baltimore's WNST captured the scene and have produced video evidence of the takeover.

The sight is overwhelming, nearly everyone outside of Oriole Park at Camden Yards is showing their support for the other team. Now, to be fair, the Phillies playing in Baltimore is a rare occasion. The teams last played eachother in 2009 and the Phillies haven't visited Camden Yards since 2006. It was essentially a rare opportunity to see Phillies players aim for the warehouse.

But still, Nationals Park hasn't been invaded like this in a long time. The domination of Phillies fans, at least on Sunday when this video was filmed, is complete over those in orange, white, and black. The two lessons of this story are this:

1) Nationals fans should be thankful this doesn't happen anymore, or at least this bad
2) Orioles fans should be thankful they don't host the Philies more often than once or twice a decade

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2017 ballpark foods that are way better than peanuts and Cracker Jack

2017 ballpark foods that are way better than peanuts and Cracker Jack

Back in the olden days, cotton candy or a plate of nachos were considered bold ballpark snacks. Thankfully, the olden days are over, and a new era of ballpark food has begun.

And in this era, a menu item isn't considered complete until it's fried, sandwiched between something else and then finally drizzled with some sort of sauce. 

So, what's on the menu for 2017? Well, peanuts, hot dogs and apple pie nachos, of course.

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With a new season about to begin, CSNmidatlantic.com has identified 10 of the most eye-popping and artery-clogging foods available around Major League Baseball in 2017. To see them, simply click on the link above or below to open our gallery (no fork and knife necessary).

After all, while peanuts and Cracker Jack are cute, they simply can't match up with a hot dog topped with bacon and a fried egg. 

CLICK HERE TO FEAST YOUR EYES ON THE CRAZIEST BALLPARK FOODS YOU'LL FIND AROUND MLB THIS YEAR

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Nationals Ace Max Scherzer will not be team's opening day starter

Nationals Ace Max Scherzer will not be team's opening day starter

Nationals manager Dusty Baker said that Max Scherzer is not on track to be the team's opening day starter, and will most likely open the season as the third pitcher in the rotation. 

Scherzer has been the team's starter on opening day for the past two seasons, but a stress fracture in the knuckle of his right ring finger caused him to miss the start of spring training, and the World Baseball Classic. 

Scherzer did, however, make his first MLB spring training start of 2017 on Wednesday. The 2016 NL Cy Young award winner allowed two earned runs on five hits over 4.2 innings. He added four strikeouts and one walk, and reportedly looked just like you would expect from Max Scherzer. 

"To be out there competing, throwing all my pitches, throwing them for strikes, that's a great first outing," Scherzer told Eddie Matz of ESPN after the game. "Finger's good. Finger feels like a finger. I'm getting through that injury. It's behind me now."

With Scherzer set to open the season as the third starter in the rotation, that likely means that Stephen Strasburg will start on opening day against the Miami Marlins, and Tanner Roark will slot in behind him. 

While it's nice to have your ace pitcher starting on opening day, it's not a huge deal to have Scherzer start the season third in the rotation, especially because the Nationals starting rotation is the strength of the team

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