Ian Kinsler is congratulated after hitting his third homer in the third frame. (Getty)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
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.
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.
Hamilton (2, 2nd base off Hendrickson/Moeller), Kinsler (2, 3rd base off Hendrickson/Moeller), Young, M (1, 2nd base off Hendrickson/Moeller).
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