Heard on the Hill

Our 10 best photos from the 58th annual Congressional Baseball Game

Roll Call photographer Caroline Brehman covered it from start to finish

House Minority Whip Steve Scalise walks out to the field before the start of the 58th annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park on Wednesday night. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

The Democrats’ 14-7 win at the Congressional Baseball Game on Wednesday night was the their eighth in nine years, behind another complete game effort from MVP pitcher Rep. Cedric L. Richmond of Louisiana — and solid hitting from the lineup.

Here are the photos that defined the evening at Nationals Park:

UNITED STATES - JUNE 26: Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., throws a pitch during the 58th annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park on Wednesday June 26, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
Louisiana Rep. Cedric L. Richmond pitches for the Democrats during the first inning Wednesday. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 26: Rep. Gil Cisneros, D-Calif., catches the ball as Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., runs safely into first base in the 58th annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park on Wednesday June 26, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
Democratic first baseman Rep. Gil Cisneros of California reaches to catch the throw as Republican Rep. Rodney Davis of Illinois runs safely to first base. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 26: Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Calif., warms up before stepping up to the plate during the 58th annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park on Wednesday June 26, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
Democrats’ second baseman Rep. Raul Ruiz of California warms up before stepping up to the plate. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 26: Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., wears a Make America Great Again hat as he pitches during the 58th annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park on Wednesday June 26, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
GOP pitcher Rep. Greg Steube of Florida wears a “Make America Great Again” hat as he faces a Democratic batter. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 26: Rep. Ed Perlmutter, D-Colo., left, collides with Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., at the plate during the 58th annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park on Wednesday June 26, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
Democratic Rep. Ed Perlmutter of Colorado, left, scores a run after colliding with Davis, the GOP catcher, at the plate. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 26: Rep. Ed Permutter, D-Colo., is congratulated by his teammates after scoring a run during the 58th annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park on Wednesday June 26, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
Perlmutter is congratulated by his fellow Democrats after a close play at the plate. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 26: Rep. Denver Riggleman, R-Va., rolls over on his head as he field a ground ball during the 58th annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park on Wednesday June 26, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
GOP third baseman Rep. Denver Riggleman of Virginia tumbles as he fields a ground ball down the third base line. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 26: The Democrats stand with their trophy after their 14-7 win over the Republicans in the 58th annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park on Wednesday June 26, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
Speaker Nancy Pelosi joins the Democrats as they pose with their trophy after beating the Republicans 14-7 . (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 26: Rep. Salud Carbajal, D-Calif., left, and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., pose with fans after the end of the 58th annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park on Wednesday June 26, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
Democratic Rep. Salud Carbajal of California and Pelosi pose with fans after the end of the game at Nationals Park. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

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