Jason Berken gave up five hits in six innings on Friday night. (John Ross/AP)
By Erika Gilbert / MLB.com
Rookie right-hander Jason Berken allowed three runs while striking out six batters over six solid innings to notch his first victory since May 26. Nolan Reimold and Nick Markakis each knocked in a pair of runs for Baltimore.
BATTING 2B: Encarnacion (8, Berken), Inglett (1, Berken), Hill, A (22, Berken). HR: Wells, V
(11, 2nd inning off Berken, 0 on, 1 out), Rios (13, 2nd inning off Berken, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Hill, A 3; Wells,
V 5; Rios 4; Encarnacion 2; Inglett 3. RBI: Wells, V 2 (44), Rios 2 (60), Hill, A (77). Runners left in
scoring position, 2 out: Inglett; Overbay 2; Encarnacion. SF: Rios. Team RISP: 2-for-7. Team
WP: League. Pitches-strikes: Berken 91-58, Albers 27-16, Ray 7-7, Johnson, Ji 13-8, Romero, R 90-54, Carlson
16-8, League 22-14, Accardo 20-10, Camp 15-8. Groundouts-flyouts: Berken 7-2, Albers 3-0, Ray 1-1, Johnson, Ji
1-0, Romero, R 8-2, Carlson 1-0, League 3-0, Accardo 1-0, Camp 0-1. Batters faced: Berken 25, Albers 6, Ray 3,
Johnson, Ji 4, Romero, R 24, Carlson 4, League 7, Accardo 3, Camp 4. Inherited runners-scored: Ray 2-2, League
2-0, Accardo 1-0. Umpires: HP: Jim Wolf. 1B: Gary Cederstrom. 2B: Fieldin Culbreth. 3B: Adrian Johnson. Weather:
68 degrees, partly cloudy. Wind: 6 mph, Out to LF. T: 2:54. Att: 30,795. August 7, 2009
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