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Millar homers twice
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Orioles 9, Rangers 1
Kevin Millar (right) is greeted by Aubrey Huff after homering in the third. (AP)
The Orioles struck early and often, led by Kevin Millar's third two-homer game of the season. He knocked in three, more than enough support for a very strong Jeremy Guthrie. Brian Roberts had a two-run double down the first-base line, while Ramon Hernandez knocked in two.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (60-57)
Lost 3
Baltimore 9, Texas 1   BAL
Baltimore (55-59)
Won 1
August 8, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1 6 0
Baltimore
0 3 2 0 2 1 0 1 X   9 15 0
Standings thru 8/8/08  |  Recap: TEX | BAL  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Orioles stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Vazquez, 2B4000001.320
Catalanotto, LF4000001.287
Young, SS4010001.287
Hamilton, CF3000021.300
  Ellison, CF1000000.000
Byrd, RF4020011.272
Boggs, DH3000102.241
Laird, C4010012.296
Davis, C, 1B3000003.283
Metcalf, 3B3121001.105
Totals331611413 

BATTING
2B: Young (27, Guthrie), Byrd (16, Johnson).
HR: Metcalf (1, 5th inning off Guthrie, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Young 2; Byrd 3; Laird; Metcalf 5.
RBI: Metcalf (2).
2-out RBI: Metcalf.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Davis, C; Young; Byrd; Metcalf; Laird.
Team LOB: 6.

 
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, 2B4012102.286
Markakis, RF4010102.298
Mora, 3B5020015.258
Huff, DH4220102.304
Millar, 1B5223003.247
Scott, LF3320100.263
  Montanez, L, LF1000001.400
Hernandez, R, C4122011.253
  Quiroz, C0000000.212
Payton, CF4120111.246
Castro, J, SS4012012.136
Totals3891595419 

BATTING
2B: Mora (22, Mendoza), Roberts (41, Mendoza), Huff (33, Madrigal).
3B: Scott (2, Nippert).
HR: Millar 2 (18, 3rd inning off Mendoza, 1 on, 0 out; 5th inning off Nippert, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Roberts 2; Markakis; Mora 3; Huff 3; Millar 8; Scott 4; Hernandez, R 2; Payton 2; Castro, J.
RBI: Castro, J 2 (5), Roberts 2 (38), Millar 3 (59), Hernandez, R 2 (47).
2-out RBI: Hernandez, R 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Millar; Mora 3; Huff; Castro, J.
SF: Castro, J.
Team LOB: 12.

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mendoza (L, 3-5)3.06551117.50
Nippert 4.06334317.82
Madrigal 1.03110006.19
 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Guthrie (W, 9-8)7.05111413.26
Walker 1.00000004.26
Johnson 1.01000001.94

WP: Mendoza.
HBP: Hernandez, R (by Mendoza).
Pitches-strikes: Mendoza 70-40, Nippert 91-54, Madrigal 16-11, Guthrie 115-69, Walker 6-4, Johnson 11-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Mendoza 1-7, Nippert 1-8, Madrigal 1-2, Guthrie 10-7, Walker 1-2, Johnson 2-1.
Batters faced: Mendoza 17, Nippert 22, Madrigal 6, Guthrie 27, Walker 3, Johnson 4.
Umpires: HP: Gerry Davis. 1B: Bruce Dreckman. 2B: Mike Estabrook. 3B: Todd Tichenor.
Weather: 82 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:40.
Att: 33,351.
August 8, 2008

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