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Texas (44-43)100000300490
Baltimore (44-41) «13400002x10120

Orioles 10, Rangers 4

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BALTIMORE -- Vicente Padilla emerged from his second straight ineffective start for the Texas Rangers with a sore collarbone, a bruised right thumb and an inflated ERA.

Freddie Bynum had three RBI after being added to the lineup shortly before game time, and the Baltimore Orioles roughed up Padilla in a 10-4 win Friday.

Adam Jones and Brandon Fahey both drove in two runs and scored twice for the Orioles, who built an 8-1 lead in the third inning. It was a stark contrast to the last time Texas visited Baltimore, when the Rangers beat the Orioles 30-3 and 9-7 in a doubleheader sweep on Aug. 22.

Padilla (10-5) allowed a career-high tying eight runs and nine hits in 2 2/3 innings, his shortest outing of the season. In his previous start, the right-hander yielded seven runs in a loss to Philadelphia. After giving up at least seven runs in two straight starts for the first time in his career, his ERA has jumped from 3.74 to 4.70.

He was pulled during a four-run third inning with a bruised thumb. X-rays were negative, but Padilla was also concerned about a collarbone injury he said could force him to miss his next start.

"Maybe the thumb will be fine but not the collarbone," he said through an interpreter. "My last outing I felt that already but I was trying to do as much as I can."

Asked if he expected to pitch Wednesday against the Los Angeles Angels, Padilla replied, "This thing is bothering me. Not only the thumb, it was my problem to come out of the game, but I was feeling that pain over in my neck. I'm not sure if I'm done with that and be able to throw in my next outing on five days' rest."

But Rangers manager Ron Washington said, "He should be able to make his next start. He'll have tomorrow off and start throwing on the next day. We'll see how he goes."

Bynum was a late replacement for Brian Roberts, who was scratched after experiencing flulike symptoms. Bynum hit a two-run single in the third inning and drove in a run with a grounder in the eighth.

"I told him when I made the switch, 'Make the most of the opportunity. Go for it.' And he did today," Orioles manager Dave Trembley said. "He played with some energy. He gave us a real lift."

Bynum, who came in batting .192, said, "It just shows how crazy the game is. I think my big problem has been thinking too much. I just cleared my mind, took a big breath, relaxed and went out there and played ball."

The victory moved Baltimore percentage points ahead of the New York Yankees into third place in the AL East.

Milton Bradley went 2-for-4 with three RBI for Texas, and Ian Kinsler had two singles to extend his hitting streak to 16 games.

But the hard-hitting Rangers simply couldn't overcome a prolific Baltimore attack that produced six doubles and was 6-for-13 with runners in scoring position.

"We hit with men on base. That was it," Trembley said. "You've got to do it, especially early in the game. When you get scoring opportunities with less than two outs, you've got to cash them in, and we stayed away from striking out with guys on base."

Jeremy Guthrie (5-7) permitted four runs and eight hits in 6 1/3 innings for Baltimore.

"He threw a lot of first-pitch strikes early," Trembley said, "and what we haven't done collectively as a team, he did. After we scored, he put shutdown innings up there for us, and I think that was big, especially against a club like Texas that is so good offensively."

After Bradley hit an RBI double in the first inning, Nick Markakis doubled and scored on a single by Aubrey Huff in the bottom half. Baltimore made it 4-1 in the second on a two-run double by Fahey and a run-scoring single by Markakis.

The Orioles pulled away in the third. Luke Scott hit a one-out double, Melvin Mora walked and Kevin Millar singled in a run before Jones hit a run-scoring grounder. Fahey then doubled, and Bynum chased Padilla with a two-run single.

Texas closed to 8-4 in the seventh. After Kinsler hit an RBI single, Ryan Bukvich entered and gave up a two-run single to Bradley.

But Jones singled in a run in the eighth before Bynum concluded the scoring with a run-scoring grounder.

Notes

Washington said Saturday's scheduled starter, Eric Hurley, would be held out because of a hamstring injury. He will be replaced by Scott Feldman (2-3). ... Bradley has 26 RBI in his last 24 starts. ... Jim Johnson, who pitched a scoreless eighth for Baltimore, has a microscopic 0.84 ERA in his last 17 games.
 
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Players of the Game
Baltimore

A. Jones
AB 4
R 2
H 2
HR 0
RBI 2
Texas

M. Bradley
AB 4
R 0
H 2
HR 0
RBI 3
 
Texas Rangers
Ian Kinsler, 2B4121111 .325
Michael Young, SS4010004 .288
   a- Brandon Boggs, PH1000001 .255
Josh Hamilton, CF3100212 .306
Milton Bradley, RF4023010 .323
David Murphy, LF4010023 .266
Frank Catalanotto, DH4010011 .290
Chris Davis, 1B4000001 .261
Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C4120020 .225
Ramon Vazquez, 3B3100111 .309
Totals3549449  
a-fouled out for Young in the 9th
Batting
2B - Milton Bradley (22, Guthrie)
RBI - Ian Kinsler (51), Milton Bradley 3 (54)
2-OUT RBI - Milton Bradley 3 (19)
Team LOB - 8
Fielding
Outfield Assists - Milton Bradley 1
DP - Bradley-Young
Texas Rangers
Vicente Padilla (L,10-5) 2.2988200 4.70
Warner Madrigal 2.1000010 20.25
Frank Francisco 1000000 3.44
Eddie Guardado 1100000 3.07
Josh Rupe 1222010 3.78
HBP - Mora (by Josh Rupe)
Pitches-Strikes - Vicente Padilla 74-47, Warner Madrigal 31-19, Frank Francisco 8-7, Eddie Guardado 13-8, Josh Rupe 14-10
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Vicente Padilla 5-3, Warner Madrigal 2-4, Frank Francisco 1-2, Eddie Guardado 1-1, Josh Rupe 2-0
Batters Faced - Vicente Padilla 19, Warner Madrigal 7, Frank Francisco 3, Eddie Guardado 3, Josh Rupe 6
Baltimore Orioles
Freddie Bynum, SS5013001 .192
Nick Markakis, RF5121002 .290
Aubrey Huff, DH4011001 .282
Ramon Hernandez, C4010000 .252
Luke Scott, LF4110002 .271
Melvin Mora, 3B2200100 .227
Kevin Millar, 1B3221100 .241
Adam Jones, CF4222010 .279
Brandon Fahey, 2B4222012 .238
Totals3510121022  
Batting
2B - Nick Markakis (22, Padilla), Ramon Hernandez (12, Guardado), Luke Scott (16, Padilla), Kevin Millar (12, Rupe), Brandon Fahey 2 (4, Padilla, Padilla)
RBI - Freddie Bynum 3 (8), Nick Markakis (42), Aubrey Huff (53), Kevin Millar (45), Adam Jones 2 (35), Brandon Fahey 2 (6)
2-OUT RBI - Freddie Bynum 2 (6), Nick Markakis (13)
Team LOB - 4
Fielding
DP - Mora-Fahey-Millar
Baltimore Orioles
Jeremy Guthrie (W,5-7) 6.1844260 3.61
Ryan Bukvich 0.2100100 6.75
Jim Johnson 1000010 1.14
Dennis Sarfate 1000120 3.35
WP - Ryan Bukvich (1)
Pitches-Strikes - Jeremy Guthrie 116-71, Ryan Bukvich 21-11, Jim Johnson 13-8, Dennis Sarfate 23-14
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Jeremy Guthrie 5-7, Ryan Bukvich 1-1, Jim Johnson 2-0
Batters Faced - Jeremy Guthrie 28, Ryan Bukvich 4, Jim Johnson 3, Dennis Sarfate 4
Game Information
Attendance - 21363
Game Time - 2:55
Temperature - 87
Umpires - Home - Angel Hernandez, First Base - Eric Cooper, Second Base - Marty Foster, Third Base - Derryl Cousins