G29: Millwood throws complete game win, 8-2

The Baltimore Orioles could only muster four hits against Ranger ace, Kevin Milwood. Kevin pitched a complete game, the first such game for a Ranger pitcher this season, only a day after John Koronka set that record with 8.1IP. It’s the kind of pitching performance I’m sure everyone envisioned when he signed with us. The kind of thing that Chan Ho never really did in his time here.
Milwood did give up a home run to Jay Gibbons, the second such hit for Jay in two games. Kevin also walked two and struck out one. The Orioles didn’t get much, but they did bunch the couple they got together aside from the home run, as it did produce some small offense.
Our offence bombed Bruce Chen, a player whom I’ve never much cared for since he was in Philly. Chen was blitzed for 11 hits and 8 runs (7ER) over 4 innings pitched. The remaining four innings were handled by two guys out of the Baltimore pen who didn’t give up any more, so this was all on Chen (11 of the 14 hits were Chen’s, too).
This was our sixth win in a row, and a really nice one to have, although my gut tells me we might need it against the Yankees, too bad Kevin won’t face them this weekend.