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Orioles 8, Rangers 5
Luke Scott connects on an RBI double in the fifth inning Sunday. (Rob Carr/AP)
Brad Bergesen put the Orioles in an early hole by allowing five runs, but Brian Roberts started the comeback in the fifth inning with a solo homer, and Adam Jones' go-ahead three-run shot in the sixth propelled the O's to victory.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (8-10)
Lost 1
Baltimore 8, Texas 5   BAL
Baltimore (9-10)
Won 1
April 26, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0   5 11 1
Baltimore
1 0 0 0 3 3 0 1 X   8 14 2
Standings thru 4/26/09  |  Recap: TEX | BAL  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Orioles stats
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .359
Murphy, Dv, LF 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 .040
  b-Jones, An, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .435
Young, M, 3B 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 .280
Blalock, DH 5 1 1 2 0 1 3 .242
Byrd, CF 5 1 2 0 0 0 3 .340
Cruz, N, RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .275
Davis, C, 1B 4 1 1 2 0 2 2 .213
Saltalamacchia, C 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .278
Andrus, SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .275
  a-Hamilton, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .242
  Vizquel, SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .429
Totals 40 5 11 5 1 7 21  

a-Struck out for Andrus in the 8th. b-Doubled for Murphy, Dv in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Byrd (6, Bergesen), Young, M (6, Bergesen), Jones, An (5, Sherrill).
HR: Davis, C (5, 2nd inning off Bergesen, 1 on, 2 out), Murphy, Dv (1, 5th inning off Bergesen, 0 on, 0 out), Blalock (5, 5th inning off Bergesen, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Davis, C 4; Andrus; Jones, An 2; Blalock 4; Saltalamacchia 2; Cruz, N; Young, M 2; Byrd 3; Murphy, Dv 4.
RBI: Davis, C 2 (9), Murphy, Dv (2), Blalock 2 (12).
2-out RBI: Davis, C 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Byrd 2; Kinsler 3; Andrus.
Team RISP: 2-for-13.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Cruz, N (2, throw).
Outfield assists: Murphy, Dv 2 (Jones, Ad at 3rd base, Scott at home).
DP: 2 (Murphy, Dv-Young, M, Kinsler-Andrus-Davis, C).

 
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 5 3 4 1 0 0 0 .372
Jones, Ad, CF 4 2 3 3 1 0 0 .348
Markakis, RF 3 1 2 2 1 1 1 .389
Huff, 1B 5 1 1 0 0 0 3 .276
Wigginton, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .227
Scott, DH 3 0 1 1 1 1 0 .292
Moeller, C 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 .250
Pie, LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .167
Izturis, C, SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 .230
Totals 33 8 14 7 5 2 10  

BATTING
2B: Jones, Ad (7, McCarthy), Scott (5, McCarthy).
HR: Roberts, B (2, 5th inning off McCarthy, 0 on, 0 out), Jones, Ad (3, 6th inning off Jennings, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Scott 2; Izturis, C; Jones, Ad 7; Moeller; Roberts, B 7; Markakis 2; Huff; Pie.
RBI: Markakis 2 (21), Roberts, B (5), Scott (11), Jones, Ad 3 (17).
2-out RBI: Scott; Markakis.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Izturis, C; Huff; Moeller.
SF: Markakis.
GIDP: Huff.
Team RISP: 4-for-9.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Jones, Ad (1, 2nd base off Guardado/Saltalamacchia).
CS: Roberts, B (3, 2nd base by Jennings/Saltalamacchia).

FIELDING
E: Izturis, C (3, fielding), Wigginton (2, fielding).

 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
McCarthy 5.0 9 4 4 3 1 1 5.32
Jennings (BS, 1)(L, 0-1) 2.2 4 4 4 2 1 1 4.66
Guardado 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 9.64
 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Bergesen 4.0 10 5 5 1 3 3 5.59
Baez (W, 1-1) 3.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3.48
Johnson, J (H, 4) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.00
Sherrill (S, 4) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.19

Bergesen pitched to 5 batters in the 5th.

HBP: Izturis, C (by Jennings).
Pitches-strikes: McCarthy 91-53, Jennings 49-25, Guardado 10-6, Bergesen 88-60, Baez 30-21, Johnson, J 13-9, Sherrill 13-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: McCarthy 5-6, Jennings 4-1, Guardado 0-1, Bergesen 7-2, Baez 5-1, Johnson, J 0-1, Sherrill 1-1.
Batters faced: McCarthy 25, Jennings 13, Guardado 2, Bergesen 24, Baez 10, Johnson, J 3, Sherrill 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Guardado 1-1, Baez 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Ed Rapuano. 1B: Paul Schrieber. 2B: Paul Nauert. 3B: Joe West.
Weather: 88 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 9 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:42.
Att: 22,896.
Venue: Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
April 26, 2009
April 26, 2009

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