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American League Game Summary - Baltimore at Oakland



(Thursday, April 25th)

Final Score: Baltimore 10, Oakland 2

Oakland, CA (Sports Network) - Nate McLouth, Nick Markakis and Chris Davis drove in two runs apiece as the Baltimore Orioles cruised to a 10-2 win over the Oakland Athletics to open a four-game set on Thursday.

McLouth and Markakis also scored a pair of runs and Davis had two hits, including a solo homer in the sixth inning. Adam Jones had three hits, scored twice and drove in a run, while Matt Wieters and J.J. Hardy both had an RBI for the Orioles, winners in six of their last eight games.

Jason Hammel (3-1) held the A's to just two unearned runs on three hits over six innings.

"It's nice to not have to play one-run and two-run ball games, which we have been doing for the last year and a half," Hammel said. "It was nice to have a little comfort and get our road trip started off in a nice way."

Josh Donaldson drove in both runs for Oakland, which saw starter Jarrod Parker (0-4) give up six runs on eight hits over 5 1/3 innings.

The A's have dropped six of their last seven games following a three-game sweep of the Houston Astros from April 15-17.

"We just had a stinker tonight. You have to just try to put it past you and be confident that you're going to win tomorrow," A's manager Bob Melvin said.

Donaldson's two-run double in the second inning gave Oakland an early 2-0 lead, but the Orioles would score 10 unanswered runs.

In the third, Nolan Reimold doubled then scored on McLouth's base hit to center. McLouth stole second then scored on Markakis' single to right. Jones followed with a double to left to bring Markakis around.

A Markakis sacrifice fly in the fifth made it 4-2, and Baltimore plated a pair in each of the next three innings.

Davis opened the sixth with a homer, and McLouth drove in Wieters on a fielder's choice.

Wieters' sacrifice fly, followed by Hardy's RBI single in the seventh made it 8-2. Back-to-back RBI singles from Davis and Wieters in the eighth capped the scoring.

Game Notes

The Orioles were 6-for-15 with runners in scoring position ... McLouth has seven stolen bases this season ... Davis has eight home runs this season, tied for most in the AL with Blue Jays' catcher J.P. Arencibia ... The A's are just 4-8 since winning nine straight games earlier this season.

04/26 02:48:45 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR
 
Final
CIN 4
PIT 0
Final
BAL 3
TAM 0
Final
NYY 3
CHC 0
Final
MIL 5
STL 1
Final
ARI 2
NYM 5
Final
PHI 0
ATL 1
Final
NYY 2
CHC 0
Final
DET 2
CLE 3
Final
MIA 3
WAS 6
Final
TEX 3
SEA 2
11th
CWS 3
BOS 4
 
11th
HOU 4
KAN 6
 
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MIN 0
TOR 0
7th
ANA 1
OAK 4
 
7th
SDP 3
COL 1
 
7th
SFG 1
LOS 1
 
1:05pm Today
PHI
ATL
 
1:08pm Today
DET
CLE
 
1:10pm Today
MIN
TOR
 
2:05pm Today
TEX
SEA
 
3:45pm Today
SFG
LOS
 
6:40pm Tonight
SDP
COL
 
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
MIL
 
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WAS
STL
 
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
NYY
 
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MIN
TOR
 
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CWS
BOS
 
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HOU
KAN
 
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
ORL 86
IND 101
Final
MIL 103
ATL 111
Final
CLE 114
BRK 85
Final
MEM 106
DAL 105
Final
OKC 112
DET 111
Final
NOP 105
HOU 100
Final
SAN 100
LAL 113
Final
MIA 87
PHI 100
Final
NYK 95
TOR 92
Final
MIN 130
UTA 136
Final
BOS 102
WAS 118
3rd
DEN 67
GSW 75
 
3rd
POR 74
LAC 64
 
3rd
SAC 74
PHO 69
 
Final
TAM 4
MON 5
Final
PIT 4
CLB 3
2nd Intermission
ANA 4
DAL 2
 
7:00pm Tonight
NYR
PHI
8:00pm Tonight
STL
CHI
9:30pm Tonight
COL
MIN
10:30pm Tonight
SJS
LOS
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
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NOR