Felix Pie can't reach a two-run home run hit by Ian Kinsler during the third inning. (Rob Carr/AP)
By Jeff Seidel / Special to MLB.com
Cesar Izturis and Nick Markakis each extended their hitting streaks, but the O's slide hit two games after Mark Hendrickson was unable to keep the Rangers in the yard. The southpaw took his third straight loss after starting the season with a win.
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).
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