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Strong start fizzles
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Rangers 6, Orioles 4
Adam Jones (left) and Luke Scott celebrate after Scott scored in the second inning. (Rob Carr/AP)
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.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (9-10)
Won 1
Texas 6, Baltimore 4   BAL
Baltimore (9-11)
Lost 1
April 27, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 0   6 10 0
Baltimore
1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   4 8 0
Standings thru 4/27/09  |  Recap: TEX | BAL  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Orioles stats
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 .341
Murphy, Dv, RF-LF 5 1 2 2 0 2 0 .100
Young, M, 3B 5 1 2 2 0 0 2 .288
Jones, An, LF 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 .370
  Cruz, N, RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275
Blalock, DH 4 2 2 0 0 1 2 .258
Byrd, CF 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .351
Davis, C, 1B 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 .203
Teagarden, C 4 1 2 1 0 2 1 .158
Vizquel, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .333
Totals 37 6 10 6 3 7 11  

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.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Byrd (Markakis at 3rd base), Murphy, Dv (Roberts, B at 2nd base).

 
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 4 0 1 2 0 0 1 .366
Jones, Ad, CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .343
Markakis, RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .382
Huff, 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .275
Wigginton, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .214
Scott, DH 3 1 0 0 1 2 0 .279
Montanez, LF 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .200
Zaun, C 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .120
  1-Pie, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
Andino, SS 4 1 2 1 0 1 2 .375
Totals 34 4 8 4 1 4 8  

1-Ran for Zaun in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Montanez (2, Harrison, M).
TB: Andino 2; Jones, Ad; Roberts, B; Zaun; Montanez 2; Markakis; Huff.
RBI: Huff (18), Andino (1), Roberts, B 2 (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Andino.
Team RISP: 3-for-5.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Andino (1, 2nd base off Harrison, M/Teagarden).

 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Harrison, M (W, 1-2) 7.0 7 4 4 1 3 0 7.89
O'Day (H, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Wilson, C (H, 1) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.52
Francisco, F (S, 5) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Guthrie 5.0 6 3 3 1 4 1 5.20
Albers, M (BS, 1)(L, 0-1) 0.2 3 3 3 2 0 0 7.71
Sarfate 2.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 5.73
Ray 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.14

HBP: Montanez (by Francisco, F).
Pitches-strikes: Harrison, M 112-66, O'Day 3-2, Wilson, C 11-7, Francisco, F 20-13, Guthrie 101-69, Albers, M 26-11, Sarfate 35-23, Ray 11-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Harrison, M 8-4, O'Day 1-0, Wilson, C 2-0, Francisco, F 0-2, Guthrie 2-8, Albers, M 0-1, Sarfate 3-1, Ray 1-1.
Batters faced: Harrison, M 28, O'Day 1, Wilson, C 2, Francisco, F 5, Guthrie 22, Albers, M 7, Sarfate 8, Ray 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Sarfate 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Tim Welke. 1B: Angel Hernandez. 2B: Bill Welke. 3B: Jim Reynolds.
Weather: 89 degrees, clear.
Wind: 14 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:49.
Att: 10,621.
Venue: Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
April 27, 2009
April 27, 2009

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