Nick Markakis’ Homer, Single Help O’s Top Rangers 6-5

ICYMI: Recap of yesterday’s win over the Texas Rangers.

CBS Baltimore

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nick Markakis had answers for both of the home runs from Texas slugger Adrian Beltre.

The Baltimore leadoff man hit a tying homer after Beltre’s first blast, and his go-ahead single followed a three-run shot that pulled the Rangers even, as the Orioles went on to a 6-5 victory in Texas on Wednesday night.

Markakis’ single in the sixth inning came after Beltre wiped out a 5-2 lead.

Chris Davis had put Baltimore up by three with a solo shot against his former team — a night after Nelson Cruz did something similar by homering in his first game as an opponent at Texas.

“We’ve have been having good at bats up there,” Markakis said. “Seems like when they get the ball over the plate, we’ve been getting good swings on it and finding the hole, finding the gap.”

Cruz had three singles and reached twice…

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