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Box > Baltimore 11, Texas 5
O's get plenty of Mora support
The Rangers were overmatched as Kenny Rogers was touched for eight runs and the offense woke up too late in Texas' third straight defeat.
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Melvin Mora had three hits and drove in four runs in Sunday's win over Texas. (Chris Gardner/AP)
Melvin Mora homered and drove in four runs as the Orioles continued their hot play of late, taking their sixth straight win in a lopsided victory over Texas.
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Mora takes Rogers deep

Texas (60-49)
Lost 3
Baltimore 11, Texas 5  
Baltimore (52-57)
Won 6
August 8, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0   5 9 3
Baltimore
2 0 1 1 5 1 0 1 X   11 13 1
Standings through 8/8/04  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Orioles Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, 2B5010000.281
Dellucci, LF2010310.261
Young, M, SS5100004.319
Blalock, 3B4121011.277
Teixeira, 1B4111002.262
Nix, CF4110013.276
Jordan, DH4123011.157
Matthews, RF3010101.279
Laird, C4000003.257
Totals355954415 

BATTING
2B: Soriano (21, Ponson), Blalock (27, Ponson), Nix (14, Groom), Jordan (7, Groom).
HR: Jordan (2, 3rd inning off Ponson, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Soriano 2; Dellucci; Blalock 3; Teixeira; Nix 2; Jordan 6; Matthews.
RBI: Jordan 3 (7), Blalock (77), Teixeira (67).
2-out RBI: Blalock, Teixeira, Jordan 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Nix, Laird, Matthews, Young, M.
GIDP: Laird.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Laird (4, catcher interference), Teixeira (8, fielding), Blalock (13, fielding).

 
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, 2B3011110.260
Newhan, DH6220017.360
Mora, 3B5134112.348
Tejada, SS5010006.316
1-Lopez, L, PR-SS0000000.206
Lopez, J, C3111123.317
Machado, C0000000.191
Palmeiro, 1B2110301.256
Hairston, CF4311105.310
Surhoff, RF5122011.337
Bigbie, LF4211113.259
Totals371113108728 


1-Ran for Tejada in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Surhoff (8, Rogers), Bigbie (15, Garcia).
HR: Mora (18, 1st inning off Rogers, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Roberts; Newhan 2; Mora 6; Tejada; Lopez, J; Palmeiro; Hairston; Surhoff 3; Bigbie 2.
RBI: Mora 4 (64), Lopez, J (58), Hairston (24), Surhoff 2 (25), Bigbie (48), Roberts (34).
2-out RBI: Mora.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hairston 2, Tejada, Lopez, J, Newhan, Mora.
SF: Lopez, J, Roberts.
Team LOB: 13.

FIELDING
E: Palmeiro (4, throw).
Outfield assists: Surhoff (Soriano at 3rd base).
DP: (Ponson-Tejada-Palmeiro).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rogers (L, 13-5)4.08875314.60
Garcia 2.25211305.40
Shouse 1.00102002.93
Almanzar 0.10000103.29
 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Ponson (W, 7-12)7.25334415.69
Groom 0.13220005.35
Grimsley 1.01000004.14

Rogers pitched to 4 batters in the 5th.

Pitches-strikes: Rogers 97-53, Garcia 64-43, Shouse 29-14, Almanzar 5-4, Ponson 117-65, Groom 15-10, Grimsley 16-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Rogers 3-6, Garcia 1-4, Shouse 2-1, Almanzar 0-0, Ponson 10-8, Groom 0-1, Grimsley 0-3.
Batters faced: Rogers 26, Garcia 15, Shouse 6, Almanzar 1, Ponson 31, Groom 4, Grimsley 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Garcia 1-1, Shouse 1-0, Almanzar 2-0, Groom 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Gary Cederstrom. 1B: Jim Reynolds. 2B: Andy Fletcher. 3B: Tim Welke.
Weather: 84 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:06.
Att: 32,842.

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