BALTIMORE (AP) -
homered twice and the
led off the first three innings with home runs against
in a 6-5 victory over the
on Saturday night.
also connected against Hendrickson (1-3), who lasted only 4 1-3 innings. The Rangers, who have won four of six, lead the majors
with 35 homers and have hit two or more 13 times this season.
(1-0), starting in place of injured right-hander
, allowed a run and four hits over five innings in his first start this season.
got the final two outs for his fourth save after
' RBI double off C.J. Wilson made it 6-3 in the ninth. Francisco yielded a two-run single to
, then fanned
on a fly to left.
homered and drove in two runs for the Orioles.
Texas center fielder
left the game after 4 1/2 innings with inflammation near the left side of his rib cage.
Kinsler hit Hendrickson's 2-2 pitch in the first inning into the Baltimore bullpen for his sixth homer of the season and sixth
career leadoff home run. It was the start of a trend: Rangers leadoff men got hits in the first six innings.
Davis ripped Hendrickson's first pitch of the second into the left-field stands for a 2-0 lead.
singled and was erased on
' fielder's choice before Kinsler connected again for a two-run shot.
made it three straight innings with a leadoff homer in the third, depositing a changeup over the fence in center.
The Orioles cut it to 5-1 in the fourth, when Wigginton's two-out single scored Markakis, who extended his hitting streak
to 12 games with a double. Markakis has reached base safely in 26 consecutive games, the longest active streak in the majors.
Hendrickson departed in the fifth after
's sacrifice fly made it 6-1. He allowed five earned runs and eight hits.
Wigginton homered off
in the sixth.
Notes: Kinsler recorded his third career multihomer game. ... In five career starts against Texas, Hendrickson has allowed
21 earned runs in 22 innings, an 8.59 ERA. ... Rangers manager
said he wasn't sure whether Benson, on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation since Wednesday, retroactive
to April 16, would need a rehabilitation assignment before being activated.