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Box > Baltimore 7, Colorado 2
Sammy slams way into sixth
Colorado starter Byung-Hyun Kim was shutting out the Orioles until the fourth inning, when he allowed six runs and was replaced by Marcos Carvajal. Eddy Garabito's first Major League homer accounted for the Rockies' runs.
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Sammy Sosa hit his 583rd career home run to tie Mark McGwire for sixth place all-time and help Sidney Ponson and the first-place O's trump Colorado.
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COL
Colorado (22-44)
Lost 1
Baltimore 7, Colorado 2   BAL
Baltimore (40-27)
Won 1
June 18, 2005
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Colorado
0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0   2 9 1
Baltimore
0 0 0 6 1 0 0 0 X   7 13 0
Standings through 6/18/05  |  Gameday  |  Rockies Stats  |  Orioles Stats
ColoradoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Garabito, 2B5122012.410
Atkins, 3B4000003.291
Helton, 1B4020010.258
Wilson, CF3000022.264
Sullivan, CF1000010.303
Piedra, LF3000112.429
Shealy, DH4020012.312
Mohr, RF4000012.189
Gonzalez, SS3120100.263
Ardoin, C3010023.261
a-Olson, PH1000011.000
Totals3529221117 

a-Struck out for Ardoin in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Helton 2 (17, Ponson, Ponson), Gonzalez (7, Ponson).
HR: Garabito (1, 7th inning off Ponson, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Garabito 5; Helton 4; Shealy 2; Gonzalez 3; Ardoin.
RBI: Garabito 2 (4).
2-out RBI: Garabito 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Piedra; Atkins 2; Shealy 2.
GIDP: Garabito.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Gonzalez (1, throw).
DP: 2 (Garabito-Gonzalez-Helton 2).

 
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, 2B3012000.359
Gomez, 2B2010002.365
Mora, 3B4010013.309
Tejada, SS4111011.320
Sosa, RF4221012.262
Palmeiro, 1B4121000.261
Gibbons, DH4120001.278
Surhoff, LF4111012.290
Fasano, C4111021.271
Bigbie, CF2010210.282
Totals3571372712 

BATTING
2B: Mora (17, Kim), Gibbons (19, Kim), Sosa (10, Carvajal).
HR: Tejada (19, 4th inning off Kim, 0 on, 1 out), Sosa (9, 4th inning off Kim, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Roberts; Gomez; Mora 2; Tejada 4; Sosa 6; Palmeiro 2; Gibbons 3; Surhoff; Fasano; Bigbie.
RBI: Tejada (55), Sosa (25), Surhoff (19), Fasano (8), Roberts 2 (39), Palmeiro (31).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gomez.
GIDP: Sosa; Mora.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Bigbie (2, 2nd base by Kim/Ardoin).

FIELDING
DP: (Roberts-Tejada-Palmeiro).

 
ColoradoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Kim (L, 1-6)3.19661126.65
Carvajal 3.23110504.28
Anderson 1.01001109.45
 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Ponson (W, 7-4)7.09220615.13
Julio 1.00001303.15
Ray 1.00001200.00

Pitches-strikes: Kim 63-42, Carvajal 59-38, Anderson 17-10, Ponson 106-72, Julio 19-11, Ray 16-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Kim 4-4, Carvajal 4-2, Anderson 0-2, Ponson 11-4, Julio 0-0, Ray 0-1.
Batters faced: Kim 19, Carvajal 13, Anderson 5, Ponson 29, Julio 4, Ray 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Carvajal 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Chris Guccione. 1B: Greg Gibson. 2B: Charlie Reliford. 3B: Lance Barksdale.
Weather: 81 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:34.
Att: 43,067.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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