Adam Jones (left) and Luke Scott celebrate after Scott scored in the second inning. (Rob Carr/AP)
By Spencer Fordin / MLB.com
The O's offense and starter Jeremy Guthrie got off to a strong start vs. the Rangers in the finale, but then Texas' offense and pitching sprung to life, ending Baltimore's chances of a split of the four-game series at Camden Yards.
BATTING 2B: Young, M (7, Guthrie), Blalock (3, Guthrie). HR: Young, M (6, 5th inning off Guthrie,
1 on, 2 out). TB: Blalock 3; Teagarden 2; Young, M 6; Murphy, Dv 2; Byrd 2. RBI: Byrd (13), Young, M
2 (13), Teagarden (2), Murphy, Dv 2 (4). 2-out RBI: Young, M 2; Murphy, Dv 2. Runners left in scoring position,
2 out: Blalock; Young, M. Team RISP: 3-for-6. Team LOB: 7.
assists: Byrd (Markakis at 3rd base), Murphy, Dv (Roberts, B at 2nd base).