Texas Rangers defeat Baltimore Orioles, 15-7

A recap of the Orioles' 15-7 loss to the Rangers yesterday: CHOPPY WATERS Orioles starter Chris Waters got off to a rough start attempting an encore to his eight-inning, one-hit debut last week.

After shortstop Alex Cintron lost a pop-up in the sun to start the game, Waters seemed to unravel. He walked the next batter on four pitches, threw a wild pitch well wide of catcher Guillermo Quiroz and allowed a 420-foot homer to Josh Hamilton. Three more Rangers stroked sin...

If the ball hadn't soared directly into the sun, maybe Chris Waters' second career start would have gone differently.

But into the sun it went, and Orioles shortstop Alex Cintron couldn't see well enough to keep the ball from dropping to the grass. Waters walked the game's second batter on four pitches, several nowhere near the plate. Then, as big league stars will do, Texas Rangers center fielder Josh Hamilton punished him with a thunderous homer.

Just like that, a ...