Washington Nationals defeat Baltimore Orioles, 7-4

Mora homers Though many of those in the announced crowd of 21,151 didn't reach their seats until well after Daniel Cabrera's first pitch, most made it in time to catch the second-inning excitement.

Ryan Church hit a 96-mph fastball over the wall in left field to give the Nationals a 1-0 lead, but Melvin Mora answered in the bottom of the inning with a 390-foot shot of his own. Aubrey Huff and Jay Payton scored on Mora's blast, and the Orioles grabbed a 3-1 lead.

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After giving up his third home run last night, Daniel Cabrera walked off the mound in the fifth inning to a mixed ovation. It was mostly Washington Nationals fans, who had made the short trip up Interstate 95, applauding as the towering pitcher ducked into the dugout, his troubling evening over. And it was the Orioles fans who greeted Cabrera's exit with a chorus of boos.

On a warm night at Camden Yards, Cabrera was the easy target on a listless Orioles team that is now...