Dems top GOP in Congressional Baseball Game for 6th year in a row

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For the sixth straight year, the Democrats have vanquished the Republicans in the annual Congressional Baseball Game.

The score of Wednesday's encounter was 15-6, and Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-Lousiana) was the hero, as he pitched a complete game (related: Richmond played college baseball at Morehouse; also related: the Republicans intentionally walked him in four of his five trips to the plate) ...

As well, Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-California), the game's lone female participant, notched an RBI single. On the Republican side, Rep. Kevin Brady (Texas) plated a pair of runs with a double.

In the end, the margin provided an improvement over last year's game, a 22-0 win for the Democrats. Interestingly, after the 2014 affair the all-time series is now deadlocked at 38-38-1. 

The Congressional Baseball Game each benefits various charities

Of note ... 

Now, does anyone have any scorching political opinions he or she would like to share with strangers on the Internet?

CBS Sports Writer

Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for and He's the author of three books, the most recent being Reggie Jackson: The... Full Bio

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