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Matt Wieters' 2-run homer in the bottom of the 8th lifts Orioles to 2-1 win over Nationals
Orioles manager Buck Showalter nearly gave Matt Wieters a day off for the team’s series finale against the Washington Nationals at Camden Yards. But given the switch-hitting catcher’s success against left-handed pitching this season — and the need to find any advantage possible to provide the lineup an offensive spark — Wieters found himself in the cleanup spot on Sunday afternoon.
By Eduardo A. Encina
June 24, 2012