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Wieters' single in ninth caps Nationals' rally, ends Orioles' win streak, 7-6

Wieters' single in ninth caps Nationals' rally, ends Orioles' win streak, 7-6

All week long, the Orioles have found ways to steal victories from the Washington Nationals in increasingly improbable fashion.

Wednesday night was the reversal that no one saw coming.

Against a strong Orioles bullpen anchored by Brad Brach, the host Nationals won, 7-6, by erasing a four-run, late-inning deficit with a home run by left fielder Jayson Werth and a two-run, walk-off single by former Orioles and current Nationals catcher Matt Wieters.

With it, the Orioles (22-11) saw their six-game winning streak end.

“Just couldn’t quite get those last two outs,” manager Buck Showalter said. “They kind of did to us what we’ve done to them. It’s part of the...

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