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Rangers 6, Orioles 5
Ian Kinsler (right) celebrates after hitting a first-inning homer. (Rob Carr/AP)
There were homers aplenty at Camden Yards, but the Rangers -- especially Ian Kinsler -- had the edge. The leadoff man slugged a pair of dingers, one to open the game, and Chris Davis and Andruw Jones joined the fun to support Texas' pitching.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (8-9)
Won 2
Texas 6, Baltimore 5   BAL
Baltimore (8-10)
Lost 2
April 25, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
1 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0   6 10 2
Baltimore
0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3   5 8 1
Standings thru 4/25/09  |  Recap: TEX | BAL  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Orioles stats
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 5 2 2 3 0 2 2 .384
Young, M, 3B 5 0 0 0 0 3 1 .286
Hamilton, CF 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 .246
  Murphy, Dv, LF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Jones, An, DH 3 1 1 1 1 0 1 .409
Byrd, LF-CF 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 .333
Cruz, N, RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .277
Davis, C, 1B 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 .211
Saltalamacchia, C 4 0 2 0 0 2 2 .260
Andrus, SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .271
Totals 36 6 10 6 2 9 14  

BATTING
HR: Kinsler 2 (7, 1st inning off Hendrickson, 0 on, 0 out; 2nd inning off Hendrickson, 1 on, 1 out), Davis, C (4, 2nd inning off Hendrickson, 0 on, 0 out), Jones, An (2, 3rd inning off Hendrickson, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Hamilton 2; Andrus; Kinsler 8; Davis, C 4; Jones, An 4; Saltalamacchia 2; Byrd.
RBI: Kinsler 3 (20), Davis, C (7), Jones, An (5), Byrd (12).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cruz, N; Saltalamacchia.
SF: Byrd.
Team RISP: 0-for-4.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Hamilton (3, 3rd base off Hendrickson/Zaun), Jones, An (1, 2nd base off Hendrickson/Zaun).
PO: Andrus (1st base by Bass).

FIELDING
E: Young, M (2, fielding), Andrus (6, throw).

 
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .342
Jones, Ad, CF 5 0 1 2 0 0 3 .323
Markakis, RF 4 1 1 0 1 2 1 .377
Huff, 1B 5 0 0 0 0 1 3 .282
Wigginton, 3B 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 .242
Scott, DH 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .290
Zaun, C 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 .109
Pie, LF 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .156
  a-Montanez, PH-LF 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 .167
Izturis, C, SS 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .224
Totals 37 5 8 5 3 5 18  

a-Struck out for Pie in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Markakis (9, Feldman), Roberts, B (8, Feldman), Izturis, C (2, Wilson, C).
HR: Wigginton (1, 6th inning off Holland, D, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Izturis, C 3; Jones, Ad; Roberts, B 2; Wigginton 5; Markakis 2; Montanez.
RBI: Wigginton 2 (7), Izturis, C (8), Jones, Ad 2 (14).
2-out RBI: Wigginton 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Zaun; Jones, Ad 2.
Team RISP: 4-for-10.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Izturis, C (2, fielding).
Pickoffs: Bass (Andrus at 1st base).

 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Feldman (W, 1-0) 5.0 4 1 1 1 2 0 7.71
Holland, D (H, 1) 3.0 1 1 1 2 2 1 1.69
Wilson, C 0.1 2 3 2 0 0 0 7.00
Francisco, F (S, 4) 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hendrickson (L, 1-3) 4.1 8 6 5 1 4 4 5.40
Bass 3.2 2 0 0 1 4 0 7.20
Albers, M 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.19

Game Scores: Feldman , Hendrickson .
Pitches-strikes: Feldman 79-48, Holland, D 48-28, Wilson, C 8-5, Francisco, F 13-9, Hendrickson 79-50, Bass 47-35, Albers, M 16-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Feldman 7-3, Holland, D 3-2, Wilson, C 1-0, Francisco, F 0-1, Hendrickson 4-3, Bass 5-1, Albers, M 0-2.
Batters faced: Feldman 20, Holland, D 13, Wilson, C 4, Francisco, F 3, Hendrickson 23, Bass 13, Albers, M 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Francisco, F 2-2, Bass 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Joe West. 1B: Ed Rapuano. 2B: Paul Schrieber. 3B: Paul Nauert.
Weather: 83 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, R to L.
T: 2:47.
Att: 41,160.
Venue: Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
April 25, 2009
April 25, 2009

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