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Freddy Garcia wins unlikely pitcher's duel as Orioles take 3 of 4 from Nationals

Freddy Garcia wins unlikely pitcher's duel as Orioles take 3 of 4 from Nationals

The clinic that Orioles right-hander Freddy Garcia put on Thursday night against the Washington Nationals wasn't one in power pitching, but it was effective nonetheless. After the Orioles and Nationals combined for 14 homers the previous two nights, the 36-year-old Garcia dominated Thursday's final meeting between the teams, a game that became an unlikely pitcher's duel. Anchored by Garcia's eight scoreless innings, the Orioles beat the Nationals, 2-0, in front of an announced 30,655 at Camden Yards. The Orioles (30-24), who had the same record last season after 54 games, won three of their four games against the beltway-rival Nationals (27-27), including both at...

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