Nick Markakis clubbed a solo homer in the sixth inning on Friday against the Indians. (AP)
By Matt O'Donnell / MLB.com
David Hernandez was cruising along until the fifth inning, when a homer, RBI double and a fielding error undid his start. Nick Markakis homered and Michael Aubrey hit an RBI single, but that was it as the O's dropped their eighth consecutive contest.
IBB: Marte, A (by Albers, M). Pitches-strikes:
Hernandez, Da 96-61, Castillo, A 14-9, Albers, M 26-12, Hernandez, R 92-65, Sipp 20-7, Veras 14-8, Wood, K 11-6. Groundouts-flyouts:
Hernandez, Da 4-8, Castillo, A 1-1, Albers, M 2-0, Hernandez, R 7-3, Sipp 1-0, Veras 1-1, Wood, K 0-1. Batters
faced: Hernandez, Da 26, Castillo, A 4, Albers, M 6, Hernandez, R 27, Sipp 5, Veras 4, Wood, K 3. Inherited
runners-scored: Veras 1-0. Umpires: HP: James Hoye. 1B: Jeff Nelson. 2B: Bob Davidson. 3B: Todd Tichenor.
Weather: 65 degrees, partly cloudy. Wind: 16 mph, R to L. T: 2:43. Att: 33,472. Venue:
Progressive Field. September 25, 2009 September 25, 2009
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