Nelson Cruz hit his fourth homer of the season in the second inning. (LM Otero/AP)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
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.
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).
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
BASERUNNING CS: Kinsler (1, 2nd base by Simon/Zaun), Murphy, Dv (1, 2nd base
FIELDING Outfield assists: Hamilton (Pie at 1st base). DP:
2 (Hamilton-Davis, C, Davis, C-Vizquel).