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Kinsler hits for cycle
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Rangers 19, Orioles 6
Ian Kinsler is congratulated after hitting his third homer in the third frame. (Getty)
Ian Kinsler started an early rally in the third with a homer, and ended up going 6-for-6 overall, including a triple in the sixth to become the fifth player in franchise history to hit for the cycle in a victory on Jackie Robinson day against the Orioles.
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Series at a glance:
BAL
Baltimore (6-3)
Lost 1
Texas 19, Baltimore 6   TEX
Texas (4-5)
Won 1
April 15, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Baltimore
2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2   6 9 2
Texas
1 0 3 8 1 2 0 4 X   19 19 0
Standings thru 4/15/09  |  Recap: BAL | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Orioles stats  |  Rangers stats
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 .444
  Andino, 2B 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 .333
Jones, Ad, CF 4 2 2 3 1 0 1 .389
Markakis, RF 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 .343
  Freel, RF 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .111
Huff, 1B 4 0 0 1 0 0 3 .294
Wigginton, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .208
Scott, DH 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .276
Pie, LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .217
Moeller, C 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .364
Izturis, C, SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .172
Totals 35 6 9 6 4 3 12  

BATTING
2B: Jones, Ad (6, Benson), Scott (3, Benson), Markakis (4, Benson).
HR: Moeller (1, 6th inning off Benson, 0 on, 2 out), Jones, Ad (2, 9th inning off Rupe, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Scott 3; Andino; Jones, Ad 6; Moeller 4; Roberts, B; Freel; Markakis 2.
RBI: Markakis (10), Huff (9), Jones, Ad 3 (11), Moeller (1).
2-out RBI: Jones, Ad 3; Moeller.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Markakis 2; Wigginton.
GIDP: Huff.
Team RISP: 1-for-9.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Izturis, C (1, fielding), Roberts, B (1, throw).

 
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 6 5 6 4 0 0 0 .474
Young, M, 3B 5 2 0 1 1 0 3 .306
Hamilton, CF 6 1 2 1 0 3 5 .297
Jones, An, DH 3 4 1 0 2 0 2 .545
Blalock, 1B 5 0 1 2 0 1 5 .214
Byrd, LF 6 1 5 3 0 0 0 .417
Cruz, N, RF 5 1 2 6 1 1 2 .278
Saltalamacchia, C 5 1 0 0 1 1 6 .148
Andrus, SS 3 4 2 1 2 1 0 .292
Totals 44 19 19 18 7 7 23  

BATTING
2B: Kinsler 2 (7, Hendrickson, Albers, M), Byrd (4, Hendrickson), Jones, An (3, Liz), Cruz, N (2, Albers, M).
3B: Andrus (1, Liz), Kinsler (1, Bass).
HR: Kinsler (3, 3rd inning off Hendrickson, 0 on, 1 out), Cruz, N (5, 4th inning off Liz, 3 on, 2 out).
TB: Kinsler 13; Andrus 4; Hamilton 2; Cruz, N 6; Jones, An 2; Blalock; Byrd 6.
RBI: Hamilton (8), Kinsler 4 (13), Blalock 2 (7), Byrd 3 (8), Cruz, N 6 (12), Andrus (4), Young, M (6).
2-out RBI: Blalock; Byrd 3; Cruz, N 6; Andrus; Kinsler.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Saltalamacchia 5.
SF: Blalock.
Team RISP: 9-for-20.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Hamilton (2, 2nd base off Hendrickson/Moeller), Kinsler (2, 3rd base off Hendrickson/Moeller), Young, M (1, 2nd base off Hendrickson/Moeller).

FIELDING
DP: (Andrus-Kinsler-Blalock).

 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hendrickson (L, 1-1) 3.2 7 9 2 4 2 1 3.00
Liz 1.0 5 4 4 1 1 1 36.00
Bass 2.0 3 2 2 1 2 0 14.73
Albers, M 1.1 4 4 4 1 2 0 11.25
 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Benson (W, 1-1) 6.0 6 4 4 3 2 1 9.00
Eyre 2.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
Rupe 1.0 2 2 2 0 0 1 15.00

WP: Bass, Albers, M.
IBB: Jones, An (by Hendrickson).
HBP: Jones, An (by Albers, M).
Pitches-strikes: Hendrickson 95-53, Liz 36-23, Bass 47-25, Albers, M 33-17, Benson 111-65, Eyre 24-14, Rupe 16-13.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hendrickson 8-2, Liz 0-1, Bass 2-2, Albers, M 1-1, Benson 6-7, Eyre 2-1, Rupe 2-1.
Batters faced: Hendrickson 24, Liz 9, Bass 10, Albers, M 10, Benson 27, Eyre 7, Rupe 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Liz 3-3, Bass 1-0, Albers, M 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Gerry Davis. 1B: Brian Gorman. 2B: CB Bucknor. 3B: Mike Everitt.
Weather: 70 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:29.
Att: 17,539.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
April 15, 2009
April 15, 2009

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