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Jones clutch in extras
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Orioles 7, Rangers 5
Alfredo Simon gave up four hits over 1 1/3 innings before leaving on Tuesday. (LM Otero)
Alfredo Simon left in the second inning due to elbow discomfort after giving up three home runs. Luke Scott homered to knot the score at 3, and the game was tied until the 10th, when Adam Jones crushed a two-run homer to help beat Texas.
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Series at a glance:
  • Mon. 04/13: BAL 10, TEX 9
  • Tue. 04/14: BAL 7, TEX 5
  • Wed. 04/15: TEX 19, BAL 6
BAL
Baltimore (6-2)
Won 2
Baltimore 7, Texas 5   TEX
Texas (3-5)
Lost 5
April 14, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   R   H   E 
Baltimore
0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4   7 9 1
Texas
1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2   5 13 0
Standings thru 4/14/09  |  Recap: BAL | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Orioles stats  |  Rangers stats
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 5 2 3 0 0 1 0 .441
Jones, Ad, CF 4 1 2 3 1 2 1 .375
Markakis, RF 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 .344
Huff, 1B 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 .333
Wigginton, 3B 3 1 0 0 2 2 1 .250
Scott, DH 4 1 2 3 1 0 0 .240
Zaun, C 4 0 0 0 1 1 2 .136
Pie, LF 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .263
  a-Freel, PH-LF 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000
Izturis, C, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .192
Totals 37 7 9 7 7 9 10  

a-Struck out for Pie in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Roberts, B (4, McCarthy), Scott (2, Guardado).
HR: Huff (1, 2nd inning off McCarthy, 0 on, 0 out), Scott (2, 4th inning off McCarthy, 0 on, 2 out), Jones, Ad (1, 10th inning off Guardado, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Scott 6; Jones, Ad 5; Roberts, B 4; Markakis; Huff 4.
RBI: Huff (8), Jones, Ad 3 (8), Scott 3 (6).
2-out RBI: Jones, Ad; Scott 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Markakis; Zaun; Freel.
GIDP: Markakis.
Team RISP: 2-for-5.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Zaun (1, throw).
Outfield assists: Jones, Ad (Young, M at home).
DP: 2 (Zaun-Izturis, C, Izturis, C-Huff).

 
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 5 0 2 1 0 0 1 .375
Young, M, 3B 4 1 3 1 1 1 0 .355
Hamilton, CF 5 0 2 1 0 0 3 .290
Blalock, DH 5 0 1 0 0 0 4 .217
Cruz, N, RF 5 1 1 1 0 1 4 .258
Murphy, Dv, LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000
Davis, C, 1B 4 1 1 1 0 3 1 .167
Saltalamacchia, C 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 .182
Vizquel, SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .500
Totals 39 5 13 5 2 7 15  

BATTING
2B: Hamilton (1, Sarfate).
HR: Young, M (2, 1st inning off Simon, 0 on, 1 out), Cruz, N (4, 2nd inning off Simon, 0 on, 0 out), Davis, C (2, 2nd inning off Simon, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Davis, C 4; Kinsler 2; Hamilton 3; Blalock; Saltalamacchia; Cruz, N 4; Young, M 6; Vizquel 2.
RBI: Young, M (5), Cruz, N (6), Davis, C (3), Kinsler (9), Hamilton (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blalock; Murphy, Dv; Kinsler; Cruz, N.
GIDP: Blalock.
Team RISP: 2-for-9.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Kinsler (1, 2nd base by Simon/Zaun), Murphy, Dv (1, 2nd base by Sarfate/Zaun).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Hamilton (Pie at 1st base).
DP: 2 (Hamilton-Davis, C, Davis, C-Vizquel).

 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Simon 1.1 4 3 3 0 0 3 9.95
Sarfate 3.1 1 0 0 2 3 0 4.26
Ray 1.1 2 0 0 0 2 0 9.82
Walker 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Johnson, J (W, 1-0) 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.86
Sherrill 1.0 4 2 2 0 0 0 6.23
 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
McCarthy 6.0 5 3 3 3 5 2 4.91
Wilson, C 1.2 0 0 0 2 2 0 7.20
Francisco, F 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
Guardado (L, 0-1) 0.2 4 4 4 1 0 1 15.00
Madrigal 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 13.50

WP: Walker.
Pitches-strikes: Simon 27-15, Sarfate 52-29, Ray 25-16, Walker 20-14, Johnson, J 20-14, Sherrill 26-16, McCarthy 92-58, Wilson, C 26-12, Francisco, F 16-9, Guardado 33-21, Madrigal 9-4.
Groundouts-flyouts: Simon 1-1, Sarfate 2-1, Ray 1-1, Walker 0-2, Johnson, J 2-1, Sherrill 1-2, McCarthy 5-5, Wilson, C 2-0, Francisco, F 0-1, Guardado 0-2, Madrigal 1-0.
Batters faced: Simon 7, Sarfate 11, Ray 6, Walker 4, Johnson, J 6, Sherrill 7, McCarthy 25, Wilson, C 6, Francisco, F 4, Guardado 7, Madrigal 2.
Inherited runners-scored: Francisco, F 1-0, Madrigal 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Everitt. 1B: Gerry Davis. 2B: Brian Gorman. 3B: CB Bucknor.
Weather: 73 degrees, clear.
Wind: 5 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:18.
Att: 14,041.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
April 14, 2009
April 14, 2009

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