MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
TEXAS RANGERS AT BALTIMORE ORIOLES
09/26/2021
 
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
TEXAS RANGERS AT BALTIMORE ORIOLES
GAME ID: 2901 - SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26TH , 2021 - GAME LOG
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas Rangers (64-92) 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 5 11 1
Baltimore Orioles (68-88) 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 X 6 8 0
Big Day for Betts as Orioles Down Rangers, 6-5
Baseball fans saw a good contest between the Baltimore Orioles and Texas Rangers.

The Baltimore Orioles relied on the hitting of right fielder Mookie Betts to stop the Texas Rangers, 6-5. For the game, Betts went 2 for 3 with a home run, a double, and a walk. He scored 2 runs and drove in 4. Joe Kelly got the save, his 37th in 42 chances.

With Baltimore leading 2-1 in the bottom of the second, Betts hit a changeup from Sal Romano for a grand slam home run. It was his 15th home run of the season and put the Orioles ahead, 6-1.

"We put it together today and came out with the win," Betts said in postgame remarks. "That's the main thing."

The loss makes Texas 64-92.
TEXAS BATTING LINESCORE BALTIMORE BATTING LINESCORE
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
S. Piscotty DH 5 0 1 0 0 2 2 .208 12 63
A. Hechavarria 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .253 13 49
   a-L. Garcia PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .300 12 41
T. La Stella 1B 4 1 3 0 1 0 0 .286 12 58
A. Garcia CF 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 .205 19 50
   b-S. Duggar PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .221 4 46
R. Grossman LF 4 1 1 3 0 1 4 .250 12 57
T. Naquin RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .239 10 53
R. Odor 2B 4 1 2 1 0 2 1 .223 21 43
T. Barrera C 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .218 4 29
J. Riddle SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .229 19 65
Totals 37 5 11 5 2 8 15      
a - L. Garcia pinch hit for A. Hechavarria in the 9th
b - S. Duggar pinch hit for A. Garcia in the 9th

BATTING
Doubles: T. Barrera (9, 4th Inning off A. Heaney, 2 on, 0 outs)
Home Runs: R. Odor (21, 2nd Inning off A. Heaney, 0 on, 1 out) , R. Grossman (12, 8th Inning off H. Rondon, 2 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: S. Piscotty , T. La Stella 3 , A. Garcia , R. Grossman 4 , T. Naquin 2 , R. Odor 5 , T. Barrera 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: A. Hechavarria , R. Grossman 2
GIDP: L. Garcia
Hit by Pitch: A. Garcia
Team LOB: 8

FIELDING
Errors: T. Barrera (4)
Double Plays: 2 (Riddle-Odor-La Stella, Odor-Riddle-La Stella)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
J. Crawford SS 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .307 8 42
M. Betts RF 3 2 2 4 1 0 0 .274 15 56
J. Bell 1B 3 0 1 0 1 1 3 .238 15 63
E. Jimenez LF 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .256 22 73
M. Moustakas 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .196 23 80
W. Mathisen DH 2 1 1 0 2 0 2 .241 20 37
M. Taylor CF 3 1 0 0 0 2 2 .247 23 54
A. Garcia C 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .202 11 37
E. Sosa 2B 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 .210 9 44
Totals 30 6 8 6 5 8 19      
BATTING
Doubles: M. Betts (31, 1st Inning off S. Romano, 0 on, 1 out) , E. Jimenez (28, 1st Inning off S. Romano, 1 on, 2 outs)
Home Runs: M. Betts (15, 2nd Inning off S. Romano, 3 on, 1 out)
Total Bases: J. Crawford , M. Betts 6 , J. Bell , E. Jimenez 2 , M. Moustakas , W. Mathisen , E. Sosa
2-out RBI: E. Jimenez
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: , M. Moustakas 2
GIDP: W. Mathisen , M. Taylor
Sac Bunt: M. Taylor
Team LOB: 6

FIELDING
Double Plays: 1 (Crawford-Sosa-Bell)
TEXAS PITCHING LINESCORE BALTIMORE PITCHING LINESCORE
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI ERA   
S. Romano L (6-11) 1.1 4 6 5 3 2 1 46 4.69   
C. Brewer 1.2 2 0 0 1 2 0 29 3.03   
J. Familia 3.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 28 2.77   
A. Brice 1.2 2 0 0 0 2 0 25 3.68   
J. Curtiss 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3.57   
PITCHING
Game Score: S. Romano 17
Batters Faced: S. Romano 12, C. Brewer 8, J. Familia 9, A. Brice 6, J. Curtiss 1
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: S. Romano 2-1, C. Brewer 0-3, J. Familia 4-2, A. Brice 2-0, J. Curtiss 0-1
Pitches - Strikes: S. Romano 46-21, C. Brewer 29-18, J. Familia 28-16, A. Brice 25-16, J. Curtiss 4-3
Inherited Runners - Scored: C. Brewer 1-0 , J. Familia 2-0
WP: S. Romano 2 , A. Brice
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI ERA   
A. Heaney W (12-11) 7.0 6 2 2 1 7 1 106 3.63   
H. Rondon 0.0 2 3 3 1 0 1 17 4.82   
P. Baez H (14) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 12 4.21   
J. Kelly SV (37) 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 13 4.89   
PITCHING
Game Score: A. Heaney 63
Batters Faced: A. Heaney 29, H. Rondon 3, P. Baez 4, J. Kelly 4
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: A. Heaney 10-4, H. Rondon 0-0, P. Baez 0-2, J. Kelly 2-0
Pitches - Strikes: A. Heaney 106-65, H. Rondon 17-8, P. Baez 12-7, J. Kelly 13-8
Hit Batsmen: A. Heaney
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Mookie Betts
Ballpark: Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Weather: Clear skies (71 degrees), wind blowing in from left at 8 mph
Start Time: 1:05 PM ET
Time: 3:21
Attendance: 27611
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