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Rangers struggle
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Orioles 8, Rangers 1
Milton Bradley reacts after being tagged out on Tuesday afternoon. (LM Otero/AP)
Starter Jason Jennings could not locate his pitches on Tuesday in the Rangers' home opener, walking four and also surrendering two home runs over 4 2/3 innings. Ian Kinsler notched Texas' lone run with an RBI single in the seventh inning.
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Series at a glance:
  • Tue. 04/08: BAL 8, TEX 1
  • Wed. 04/09: PPD
  • Thu. 04/10, Gm 1: TEX 3, BAL 1
  • Thu. 04/10, Gm 2: TEX 5, BAL 4
BAL
Baltimore (6-1)
Won 6
Baltimore 8, Texas 1   TEX
Texas (3-4)
Lost 1
April 8, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Baltimore
0 2 2 0 0 2 0 2 0   8 12 0
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   1 9 1
Standings thru 4/8/08  |  Recap: BAL | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Orioles stats  |  Rangers stats
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, 2B5011021.333
  Fahey, 2B0000000.000
Markakis, RF4210101.296
Millar, 1B4110002.308
Huff, DH4144100.333
Scott, LF4122103.500
Hernandez, R, C5000015.130
Moore, 3B4111110.167
Jones, CF5110003.217
Hernandez, L, SS2110100.364
Totals3781285415 

BATTING
2B: Jones (3, Jennings), Scott (3, Jennings), Huff (3, Wright).
HR: Moore (1, 2nd inning off Jennings, 0 on, 0 out), Scott (1, 3rd inning off Jennings, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Roberts; Markakis; Millar; Huff 5; Scott 6; Moore 4; Jones 2; Hernandez, L.
RBI: Moore (1), Roberts (4), Scott 2 (4), Huff 4 (11).
2-out RBI: Huff 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hernandez, R 2; Millar; Jones 2; Scott.
S: Hernandez, L.
GIDP: Scott.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
PO: Hernandez, L (1st base by Wright).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Roberts-Hernandez, L-Millar, Hernandez, L-Roberts-Millar).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B5011013.300
Young, SS4000003.207
Hamilton, CF4010002.286
Bradley, DH4020000.238
Blalock, 3B3010112.286
Byrd, RF2000113.000
  a-Catalanotto, PH-LF1000011.083
Murphy, LF-RF4110025.385
Laird, C4010021.300
Broussard, 1B3020010.250
Totals341912920 

a-Struck out for Byrd in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Laird (1, Burres).
TB: Kinsler; Hamilton; Bradley 2; Blalock; Murphy; Laird 2; Broussard 2.
RBI: Kinsler (4).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Murphy 3; Young; Hamilton.
GIDP: Kinsler 2.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Kinsler (3, fielding).
DP: (Young-Kinsler-Broussard).
Pickoffs: Wright (Hernandez, L at 1st base).

 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Burres (W, 1-0)6.07112301.29
Albers 2.02000400.00
Aquino 1.000002013.50
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jennings (L, 0-2)4.27444127.45
Wright 1.13200100.00
Rupe 2.02221109.00
German 1.00000100.00

Burres pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

WP: Albers, Jennings.
HBP: Broussard (by Burres), Millar (by Rupe).
Pitches-strikes: Burres 81-48, Albers 44-26, Aquino 11-8, Jennings 84-46, Wright 26-19, Rupe 29-15, German 10-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Burres 8-6, Albers 1-2, Aquino 1-0, Jennings 9-4, Wright 2-0, Rupe 2-3, German 1-1.
Batters faced: Burres 25, Albers 9, Aquino 3, Jennings 25, Wright 7, Rupe 9, German 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Albers 1-1, Wright 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Brian Gorman. 1B: Bruce Dreckman. 2B: Sam Holbrook. 3B: Gerry Davis.
Weather: 80 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, R to L.
T: 2:52.
Att: 48,808.

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