Nolan Reimold swats a solo dinger off Kevin Millwood in the third. (Gail Burton/AP)
By Sean Welsh / Special to MLB.com
Overcoming a shaky three-run first inning, Brian Matusz settled down nicely, giving up just one additional run over the next six frames. Meanwhile, Melvin Mora homered and drove in three -- including the go-ahead run -- as the O's evened the series and dented the Rangers' playoff hopes.
BATTING 2B: Byrd (40, Matusz). 3B: Andrus (8, Matusz). HR: Murphy, Dv (13, 1st inning off Matusz, 1 on, 2 out). TB: Andrus 4; Cruz, N; Murphy, Dv 5; Byrd 2. RBI: Byrd 2 (69), Murphy, Dv 2 (40). 2-out RBI: Murphy, Dv 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, I 2. SF: Byrd. Team RISP: 1-for-3. Team LOB: 2.
BASERUNNING SB: Cruz, N (18, 3rd base off Matusz/Wieters), Murphy, Dv (8, 2nd base off Matusz/Wieters). CS: Andrus (4, 2nd base by Matusz/Wieters).