The Baltimore Orioles lost to the Texas Rangers 11-2 on this day in 1983.
Dennis Martines lasted just 2.1 innings and was saddled with the loss, his third on the season. He gave up 6 hits and 6 runs (none earned) before being relieved by Don Welchel, who fared no better as he gave up 4 runs (3 earned) on 9 hits.
The Birds committed 3 errors on the day: Cal Ripken, Eddie Murray and Martinez each had one.
Eddie Murray was the none offensive star; he went 2 for 4 with a homerun, run scored and RBI on the day.
Mike Smithson threw an eight-hit complete game for the win.
Season Record: 7-5