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Bedard tosses masterpiece
Orioles 3, Rangers 0
Erik Bedard retired 19 consecutive Rangers at one point on Saturday night. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
 Gibbons' home run
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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Series at a glance:
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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