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Bedard's beauty KO's Rangers
Bedard tosses masterpiece
Erik Bedard pitched the greatest game of his career on Saturday, tying a club record with 15 strikeouts and facing the minimum 27 batters in a two-hit gem against the Rangers. Bedard needed just 109 pitches for the first shutout and complete game of his career.
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 Gibbons' home run
Orioles 3, Rangers 0
Erik Bedard faced the minimum 27 batters against the Rangers, throwing 109 pitches. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
Series at a glance:
Rangers two-hit in loss
The Rangers had no answer for Orioles ace Erik Bedard on Saturday, managing just two hits and striking out 15 times in the shutout loss. Brandon McCarthy pitched well over six innings, allowing two runs (one earned). Bedard faced the minimum 27 batters.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: July 07, 2007
BAL
Baltimore (38-49)
Won 1
Baltimore 3, Texas 0   TEX
Texas (37-50)
Lost 1
July 7, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Baltimore
0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1   3 9 0
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 2 1
Standings thru 7/7/07  |  Gameday  |  Orioles Stats  |  Rangers Stats
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, 2B4000000.320
Gomez, 3B4010000.280
Markakis, RF3000111.277
Hernandez, R, C4010011.238
Huff, 1B4110002.260
Payton, LF4120000.281
Gibbons, DH4131011.213
Patterson, CF3000123.234
Fahey, SS4011003.208
Totals343922511 

BATTING
HR: Gibbons (5, 2nd inning off McCarthy, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Gomez; Hernandez, R; Huff; Payton 2; Gibbons 6; Fahey.
RBI: Gibbons (21), Fahey (1).
2-out RBI: Fahey.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Huff; Fahey 2.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Payton (4, 2nd base off McCarthy/Laird), Patterson (18, 2nd base off McCarthy/Laird).
CS: Fahey (1, 2nd base by Eyre/Laird).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Fahey-Roberts-Huff, Fahey-Huff).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Hairston, CF3000000.219
Relaford, 2B3010020.231
Young, SS3000011.289
Sosa, DH3010020.245
Byrd, LF3000021.379
Diaz, RF3000020.240
Laird, C3000010.229
Wilkerson, 1B3000030.228
Metcalf, 3B3000020.196
Totals270200152 

BATTING
TB: Relaford; Sosa.
GIDP: Young; Byrd.

FIELDING
E: Laird (8, throw).
Outfield assists: Hairston (Gibbons at home).

 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bedard (W, 7-4)9.020001503.40
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
McCarthy (L, 4-6)6.04212315.70
Eyre 3.05110203.64

Pitches-strikes: Bedard 109-79, McCarthy 97-62, Eyre 46-29.
Ground outs-fly outs: Bedard 8-4, McCarthy 8-7, Eyre 4-1.
Batters faced: Bedard 27, McCarthy 24, Eyre 12.
Umpires: HP: Tim Welke. 1B: Lance Barksdale. 2B: Gary Cederstrom. 3B: Brian Knight.
Weather: 89 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, R to L.
T: 2:29.
Att: 32,849.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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