Texas Rangers defeat Baltimore Orioles, 5-4
BALK! As part of his unraveling in the third inning, Rangers starting pitcher Vicente Padilla balked in a run with two outs.
Aubrey Huff, who had just doubled in two runs, scored to give the Orioles a 3-1 lead.
Two pitches after Padilla nearly beaned Brian Roberts with a high fastball, Roberts drove his first home run of the season onto the flag court in right field.
After Roberts homered in the fifth inning, the Orioles loaded t...
Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis took a couple of steps back toward the wall before his head shifted to the ground just as Michael Young's game-winning, two-run homer off George Sherrill disappeared into the right-field seats.
It should have never gotten to that point. Not for the Orioles, who had a three-run lead on the Texas Rangers in the seventh inning but squandered multiple opportunities to break the game open. And not for Sherrill, who had four chances to put ...