Pitching matchup: Holland vs. Wells

May, 22, 2010
5/22/10
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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.
Calvin Watkins joined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009. He's covered the Cowboys since 2006 and also has covered colleges, boxing and high school sports.

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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Colby Lewis
WINS ERA SO IP
10 5.18 133 170
OTHER LEADERS
BAA. Beltre .324
HRA. Beltre 19
RBIA. Beltre 77
RA. Beltre 79
OPSA. Beltre .879
ERAC. Lewis 5.18
SOY. Darvish 182