Michael Young Homers off George Sherrill Late; O's Lose, 5-4 -- Pictures Included & Fans Jumping on the Field?
Texas Rangers vs. Baltimore Orioles; April 24th, 2009
Despite another solid start by Koji Uehara, the Baltimore Orioles were stunned in the ninth inning thanks to a two-run opposite field homer by Michael Young off a pitch by George Sherrill. The Orioles weren't able to comeback in the ninth inning and lost a close one to the Rangers, 9-4. They held a razor thin one-run lead until the deciding frame.
Sherrill had gotten two outs in the ninth inning, as well as stopped a threat in the eighth, but allowed Kinsler to reach first on a single before Young brought him in. Sherill took the loss on Friday, while Uehara allowed two runs on four hits in 6 2/3 innings.