OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Baltimore Orioles pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez left Friday night's game against the Oakland Athletics in the bottom of the sixth inning after getting hit in the lower right leg with a hard grounder off the bat of Chad Pinder.

Pinder beat the play out for an infield hit.

Jimenez pitched 5 1/3 innings of six-hit ball. He struck out a season-high 11, eight of which came in the first three innings.