O's win is worth the wait

Hernandez hits walk-off single in ninth inning after missed chances, three hours of rain delays

June 25, 2006|By CHILDS WALKER | CHILDS WALKER,SUN REPORTER

Two bases-loaded opportunities blown. Almost three hours' worth of rain delays. The Orioles faced plenty Of obstacles last night.

But when Ramon Hernandez's single skittered through the infield almost six hours after the game's first pitch, they claimed a 3-2 win over the Washington Nationals before the remnants of a crowd of 36,290 at Camden Yards.

NATIONALS@ORIOLESToday, 1:35 p.m., Comcast SportsNet, 1090AMStarters: Nationals Livan Hernandez (5-8, 5.64) vs. Orioles' Daniel Cabrera (4-4, 4.64)

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