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Alvarez records first Major League hit

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ARLINGTON -- Dariel Alvarez collected his first Major League hit in the fifth inning of Saturday's 4-3 loss to the Rangers, delivering a one-out double off Texas starter Martin Perez. His double came in his second at-bat on Saturday as part of a three-run fifth that saw Baltimore tie the score.

Alvarez, whose contract was selected from Triple-A Norfolk on Friday, went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored.

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ARLINGTON -- Dariel Alvarez collected his first Major League hit in the fifth inning of Saturday's 4-3 loss to the Rangers, delivering a one-out double off Texas starter Martin Perez. His double came in his second at-bat on Saturday as part of a three-run fifth that saw Baltimore tie the score.

Alvarez, whose contract was selected from Triple-A Norfolk on Friday, went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored.

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Paul Janish followed Alvarez's hit with a sacrifice fly for his first RBI of the season.

Video: BAL@TEX: Janish lifts a sacrifice fly to right field

Brittany Ghiroli is a reporter for MLB.com. Read her blog, Britt's Bird Watch, follow her on Facebook and Twitter @britt_ghiroli, and listen to her podcast.

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