ARLINGTON, Texas, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Rod Barajas
drove in the game-winning run in the seventh and added a home run Saturday as the Texas Rangers
defeated the Baltimore Orioles, 4-3.
Mark Teixeira added two hits and an RBI for the Rangers.
Frank Francisco (5-1) picked up the win with 1 1/3 innings out of the Texas bullpen, while Francisco Cordero nailed down his 41st save with a perfect ninth. It was Cordero's 21st consecutive save.
Luis Lopez had a pair of doubles for the Orioles, who have now lost 12 games in a row.
Reliever B.J. Ryan (3-5) took the loss after pitching the deciding seventh inning.
Baltimore's Rodrigo Lopez gave up three runs on five hits and a walk in six innings. Texas' Kenny Rogers matched Lopez through 6 2/3 innings. He allowed three runs on six hits, walked three and struck out eight.
Miguel Tejada hit his 26th home run of the year.
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