Wilson, fielding put Rangers in 4-1 hole

June, 20, 2010
6/20/10
2:03
PM CT
HOUSTON -- Rangers starter C.J. Wilson is struggling with his control through two innings in the finale of the Lone Star Series.

Wilson has allowed four runs, two earned, as the Rangers trail, 4-1.

In the first, Wilson allowed a leadoff single to Jeff Keppinger, who advanced to second on a passed ball by catcher Max Ramirez. Lance Berkman hit a fastball belt hight to right to drive in the first run. Berkman came in on a RBI single by Carlos Lee to push the lead to 2-0.

Things didn't get better in the second.

After the Rangers got a run, thanks to Ramirez driving in a run on a ground-rule double, Wilson allowed a leadoff single to Pedro Feliz. Tommy Manzella sent a shot down the right field line, only it wasn't a single. Right fielder Vladimir Guerrero misplayed the ball sending it to the wall and moving Feliz home and Manzella to third. Guerrero was credited with an error, his second of the season.

With the infield in for Humberto Quintero, Wilson might have crossed up Ramirez because the pitch sailed high off the catcher's glove to the backstop. It brought in Manzella to make the score 4-1.

After two innings, the Rangers have one error and two passed balls, and Wilson has allowed four runs on five hits.
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 5.12 123 158
OTHER LEADERS
BAA. Beltre .322
HRA. Beltre 18
RBIA. Beltre 71
RA. Beltre 73
OPSA. Beltre .873
ERAC. Lewis 5.12
SOY. Darvish 182