Pitching matchup: Holland vs. Wells


ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers look to extend their five-game winning streak tonight with left-hander Derek Holland facing the Cubs right-hander Randy Wells.

Holland (2-0, 2.38): The 23-year-old has won his first two starts since getting recalled May 12. He picked up the win Monday, lasting 5 1/3 inning while giving up three runs on five hits, with two strikeouts. He allowed two home runs. He beat Los Angeles Angels' Scott Kazmir. Holland, who is 0-2 with a 5.40 ERA in interleague play, has never faced the Cubs.

Wells (3-2, 4.13): Wells makes his fifth road start of the season and in his last outing overall, earned a quality start. he went 6 2/3 innings allowing one run but got a no decision in a 3-2 11 inning victory for the Cubs. Wells has held opposing hitters to a .208 average with runners in scoring position and two outs.