Kevin Millwood gave up nine hits over five innings in the win on Sunday. (Gail Burton/AP)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
Though they scored 11 runs, David Murphy's three-run homer to right field in the fourth inning gave the Rangers a lead that they would never relinquish. The Rangers tacked on five insurance runs in the eighth inning to back Kevin Millwood and stave off an Orioles rally.
BATTING 2B: Markakis (24, Millwood), Millar (13, Millwood), Jones (16, Rupe), Huff (26, Guardado). HR: Roberts (7, 3rd inning off Millwood, 0 on, 0 out), Markakis (13, 8th inning off Rupe, 2 on, 1 out), Millar (12, 9th inning off Wilson, 0 on, 0 out), Mora (11, 9th inning off Wilson, 0 on, 2 out). TB: Roberts 5; Markakis 7; Huff 3; Millar 8; Jones 4; Mora 4. RBI: Huff (54), Jones (36), Roberts (32), Hernandez, R (33), Scott (34), Markakis 3 (47), Millar (46), Mora (42). 2-out RBI: Jones; Mora. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Scott 2; Bynum; Payton 2; Markakis. S: Bynum. SF: Huff. Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING SB: Roberts 2 (24, 2nd base off Millwood/Ramirez, M, 3rd base off Millwood/Ramirez, M).