On This Date 8/22/2007

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The Texas Rangers pummel the Baltimore Orioles 30-3 in the first game of a twi-night doubleheader at Camden Yards. The 30-3 score is the biggest rout in modern MLB history. The Rangers get two home runs and seven RBI for their eighth and ninth hitters, Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Ramon Vasquez. Texas hits six home runs in the game, as they did their scoring in the later innings, overcoming an early 3-0 deficit. The Rangers would win the second game of the doubleheader 9-7, completing the sweep.