Colby Lewis makes history in loss

Updated: May 10, 2012, 10:52 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

BALTIMORE -- Texas Rangers starting pitcher Colby Lewis took peaks and valleys to a new extreme in Thursday's 6-5 loss to the Baltimore Orioles in Game 1 of a doubleheader.

Lewis gave up five hits -- all home runs -- yet he also had a career-high 12 strikeouts. That made him the first pitcher since 1918 to give up five home runs and have at least 10 strikeouts in the same game.

"It was a freakin' weird game," Lewis said. "I don't know how to justify that game."

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