Although the Rangers jerseys hit two more home runs giving them 10 in three games Chen and the Baltimore Orioles jerseys had enough weapons to offset the damage. Hardy hit a tiebreaking two run homer in the seventh inning to back an effective pitching performance by Chen and carry Baltimore to a 4 2 victory Wednesday night.
“In my last start I allowed four home runs, but fortunately all four were solo shots,” Chen said through an interpreter. “The Rangers jerseys are a great team; all I can try to do is keep them from hitting home runs. Unfortunately I didn’t do that today, but those were two solo shots.”
Chen (4 4) allowed two runs, four hits and a walk over eight innings to win his third straight decision. The Taiwanese left hander is 5 0 with a 1.80 ERA lifetime against the Rangers jerseys.
“Chen with the fastball and changeup was really tough on our guys,” Texas manager Jeff Banister said. “We did clip him for a couple home runs, but it wasn’t enough.”
cheap Zach Britton jersey struck out the side in the ninth for his 23rd save.
cheap Nick Martinez jersey (5 5) gave up four runs, three earned, and seven hits in 62/3 innings. He has lost three straight starts.
“I think it was a really good step in the right direction,” the right hander said. “Even though it didn’t turn out my way, I feel good.”
With the score tied at 2, cheap Chris Davis jersey led off the Baltimore seventh with a single and with one out Hardy hit a 1 1 pitch into the seats in left field.
“I just felt like I saw it pretty well out of his hand,” Hardy said. “I was able to put a good swing on it.”
Although Baltimore leadoff hitter cheap Manny Machado jersey went 0 for 4 to end his 12 game hitting streak, he contributed in the field with several exceptional plays at third base. In the seventh, he dived to his left to snare a grounder by Choo, made the throw while on his back and got the runner by a step.
“He does things every night that amaze me,” said Hardy, the Orioles jerseys’ shortstop and quite a fine fielder himself.
Choo put the Rangers jerseys up 1 0 in the third inning by homering in a third straight game. He pulled off that feat once before in April 2013 with Cincinnati. He is the first Texas player to do it since cheap Adrian Beltre jersey in September 2012.
“I’ve got a little bit of confidence,” Choo said.
Rau made it 2 0 with a drive to right in the fourth.
Paredes countered with his 10th homer in wholesale mlb jerseys the Baltimore half. A double by cheap Ryan Flaherty jersey, an error by Beltre at third base and a run scoring grounder by Paredes tied it in the sixth.
Rangers jerseys outfielder cheap Josh Hamilton jersey was given the night off after returning from a hamstring strain Tuesday and playing in his first game since May 31.
“We had scheduled that this was going to be a down day for him,” Banister said, adding that the plan is for Hamilton to return to the starting lineup in the series finale Thursday night.
OF Delmon Young was designated for assignment by the Orioles jerseys, who needed the roster spot to fortify their 6 man bullpen. RHP cheap Tyler Wilson jersey was recalled from Triple A Norfolk. . Leadoff hitter cheap Rougned Odor jersey did not play after undergoing a dental procedure.
Orioles jerseys: 2B cheap Jonathan Schoop jersey (left knee) will continue his rehab assignment with Class A Frederick. He could join the Orioles jerseys on Sunday, when OF Nolan Reimold is expected to go on paternity leave.
Rangers jerseys: RHP cheap Yovani Gallardo jersey (7 6, 2.72 ERA) brings a scoreless streak of 23 1/3 innings into Thursday night’s game. He was 2 0 with a 0.54 ERA in June.