Orioles vs. Nationals: How do the teams stack up
By Peter Schmuck, The Baltimore Sun
For all of those hoping that the interleague competition between the Orioles and the Washington Nationals would turn into an honest-to-goodness regional rivalry, there is good news to report as both teams prepare for the four-game home-and-home series that begins on Monday at Nationals Park.
Orioles vs. Nationals
Both teams have achieved a standing in their own leagues that makes their head-to-head showdowns have real meaning. Maybe not Orioles/Yankees or Nats/Braves real meaning, but certainly enough significance that we can start finding irrational reasons for fans of both teams to start hating each other.
Bryce Harper's hair, for instance.
Anyway, in the spirit of continuing to build a contentious relationship between the Mid-Atlantic's two major league franchises, here's our Tale of the Tape.