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Nightcap ends rough day
Rangers 9, Orioles 7
Garrett Olson gave up six runs on five hits in five innings on Wednesday. (Nick Wass/AP)
 Payton's two-run single
 Payton's one-run homerun
Hoping to erase memories of a brutal opener, the O's rallied to take the lead in the seventh inning of Game 2. But the Rangers wouldn't have it, and a three-run rally spoiled the Orioles' hopes of a doubleheader split. The Orioles' pitching staff surrendered 39 runs over the twin bill.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (56-70)
Won 2
Texas 9, Baltimore 7   BAL
Baltimore (58-67)
Lost 2
August 22, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 3 0 2 1 0 0 3 0   9 11 2
Baltimore
0 0 3 1 1 0 2 0 0   7 10 0
Standings thru 8/22/07  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Orioles Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B3000211.246
Wilkerson, 1B4001022.222
Young, SS5131000.306
Sosa, DH5120003.246
Byrd, CF2201102.316
Botts, LF3100122.224
  Murphy, LF1010000.571
Cruz, RF5221023.224
Laird, C4111113.227
Metcalf, 3B3124000.250
Totals3591195816 

BATTING
2B: Metcalf (11, Olson).
TB: Young 3; Sosa 2; Murphy; Cruz 2; Laird; Metcalf 3.
RBI: Cruz (24), Metcalf 4 (14), Laird (39), Byrd (52), Wilkerson (51), Young (67).
2-out RBI: Metcalf 2; Young.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kinsler; Wilkerson; Byrd; Sosa; Laird.
SF: Metcalf; Byrd; Wilkerson.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Young (10, 2nd base off Olson/Bako), Laird (5, 2nd base off Olson/Bako).

FIELDING
E: Metcalf (5, fielding), Laird (10, pickoff).
DP: 2 (Metcalf-Kinsler-Wilkerson, Kinsler-Young-Wilkerson).

 
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, 2B2000312.312
Patterson, CF3121101.267
Markakis, RF5112016.294
Tejada, SS3100201.298
Millar, DH4210112.266
Huff, 1B5020003.265
Mora, 3B4121112.268
Bako, C3000012.210
  a-House, PH-C2000014.250
Payton, LF4123000.258
Totals3571078623 

a-Struck out for Bako in the 7th.

BATTING
HR: Payton (5, 3rd inning off Rheinecker, 0 on, 0 out), Markakis (12, 3rd inning off Rheinecker, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Patterson 2; Markakis 4; Millar; Huff 2; Mora 2; Payton 5.
RBI: Payton 3 (46), Markakis 2 (78), Patterson (37), Mora (46).
2-out RBI: Patterson; Mora; Payton 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Millar; Markakis 2; Roberts.
S: Patterson.
GIDP: Mora; Tejada.
Team LOB: 10.

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rheinecker 5.06545326.00
Wood (H, 1)1.01000003.94
Francisco (H, 16)0.10223004.93
Benoit (BS, 4)(W, 6-3)1.22000202.56
Wilson (S, 7)1.01000102.21
 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Olson 5.05663607.33
Bradford 2.02000003.33
Hoey (BS, 1)(L, 1-1)1.03332106.00
Walker 1.01000103.06

WP: Rheinecker, Walker.
Balk: Olson.
IBB: Mora (by Francisco).
HBP: Byrd (by Olson).
Pitches-strikes: Rheinecker 91-46, Wood 12-8, Francisco 25-11, Benoit 24-15, Wilson 23-18, Olson 107-64, Bradford 22-17, Hoey 34-20, Walker 12-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Rheinecker 10-2, Wood 2-1, Francisco 0-1, Benoit 2-1, Wilson 0-2, Olson 2-7, Bradford 2-4, Hoey 1-1, Walker 0-2.
Batters faced: Rheinecker 26, Wood 4, Francisco 4, Benoit 6, Wilson 4, Olson 24, Bradford 8, Hoey 8, Walker 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Benoit 3-2.
Umpires: HP: Adrian Johnson. 1B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 2B: Sam Holbrook. 3B: Bob Davidson.
Weather: 74 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, L to R.
T: 3:28.
Att: 21,828.

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