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:
Kinsler 8; Hamilton 2; Jones, An 4; Byrd; Davis, C 4; Saltalamacchia 2; Andrus. 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: Jones, An (1, 2nd base off Hendrickson/Zaun),
Hamilton (3, 3rd base off Hendrickson/Zaun). PO: Andrus (1st base by Bass).
Young, M (2, fielding), Andrus (6, throw).
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