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What's Up with Local Sports? 5/6/2013

May 06, 2013 07:55PM ● By Anonymous

The Washington Capitals (2-0) took advantage of their two home games to start the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. Washington pulled off a three-goal second period Thursday night after heading into the first intermission with a 1-0 lead. The Caps ended up winning 3-1. Saturday presented a goalie duel, which is what most people expected throughout the series. With the score still 0-0 in overtime, Capitals defenseman Mike Green put Washington's four period scoreless streak to an end when he fired the game-winning goal eight minutes in. The Caps are hoping their momentum carries them through Madison Square Garden these next two games and onto the next round. Next game: at New York Rangers, May 6, 7:30 p.m.
The Washington Nationals (17-15) started out the week losing two games to the Atlanta Braves but ended up splitting the four-game road series. The Nats finished the weekend taking two of three in Pittsburgh against the Pirates. Dan Haren improved from 1-3 on the season to 3-3 with his last two performances, allowing only 10 hits and three runs in that span. Next game: vs. Detroit Tigers, May 7th, 7 p.m.
The Baltimore Orioles (19-13) ended their west coast road trip winning four of seven games against the Seattle Mariners and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Pitcher Jason Hammel enhanced his record to 5-1 after the road trip. In the last eight days, Manny Machado has hit .419 with two home runs and five RBIs. Next game: vs. Kansas City Royals, May 7, 7:05 p.m.
The No. 1 Maryland women's lacrosse team (19-0) found out they will be taking on the winner of the Stony Brook vs. Towson game in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on May 12 at noon. The No. 6 Terps men's lacrosse team (10-3) won its 10th in the regular season finale against Colgate. Kevin Cooper scored six points against the Raiders. Next game: vs. Cornell, May 12, 1 p.m.
The No. 15/12 Navy women's lacrosse team (18-1) also found out Sunday night that they would be taking on Monmouth on May 10 at 5 p.m. at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
The Chesapeake Bayhawks (2-0) won their first home game of the season with a 9-3 win over the Long Island Lizards. Ben Rubeor led the team with seven goals. Next game: vs. Ohio Machine, May 11th, 7 p.m.
The Washington Redskins and Baltimore Ravens added undrafted free agents to their roster before this weekend’s rookie mini-camp.

Prior to re-signing left tackle Bryant McKinnie, the Ravens signed 14 rookies. Here is the list:

• G Jeff Braun, West Virginia
• CB Jose Cheeseborough, Florida International
• LB Brandon Copeland, Penn
• T Jordan Devey, Memphis
• TE Matt Furstenburg, Maryland
• T Rogers Gaines, Tennessee State
• WR Omarius Hines, Florida
• RB Ray Holley, Louisiana Tech
• TE Murphy Halloway, Mississippi
• DE Will Pericak, Colorado
• WR Gerrard Sheppard, Towson
• QB Nathan Stanley, Southeast Louisiana
• S Brynden Trawick, Troy
• T Joe Unga, Midwestern State

The Redskins also added 12 undrafted free agents of their own:

• OL Jacolby Ashworth, Houston
• LB Marvin Burdette, Alabama Birmingham
• LB William Compton, Nebraska
• WR Skye Dawson, Texas Christian
• LB Jeremy Kimbrough, Appalachian State
• OL Xavier Nixon, Florida
• TE Emmanuel Ogbuehi, Georgia State
• WR Chip Reeves, Troy
• OL Tevita Stevens, Utah
• WR Jason Thompson, New Haven
• OL Kyle Wilborn, Troy
• WR Nick Williams, Connecticut