Former Orioles catcher Matt Wieters hit his first home run as a member of the Nationals on Tuesday night.
Wieters’ homer, a solo shot to right field, came in the fourth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals of the Nationals’ 8-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals.
The Nationals took a 4-2 lead on Wieters' home run. He finished the game 2 for 3.
Earlier in the fourth, Jayson Werth homered to left center. In the fifth inning, Daniel Murphy hit a two-run shot to right field.
Tuesday night’s game was the second of a three-game home series against the Cardinals. The Nationals won 14-6 Monday night. The teams will play again Wednesday.
Wieters, 30, spent the first eight seasons of his MLB career with the Orioles before signing a one-year, $10.5 million deal with the Nationals in February.
During his time with the Orioles, Wieters was a four-time All-Star and a two-time Gold Glove Award winner. He also hit 117 home runs, including 17 last season.
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