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Orioles 7, Rangers 5
Nelson Cruz hit his fourth homer of the season in the second inning. (LM Otero/AP)
The Rangers clubbed three homers in the first two innings, but were held silent following the early barrage as the game went into extra innings. Eddie Guardado gave up a two-run homer in the 10th, as the Rangers fell to the Orioles.
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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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