Wash: Colby Lewis looks ready

March, 17, 2011
3/17/11
6:11
PM CT
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Colby Lewis treated the Triple-A Omaha hitters he saw Thursday a lot like the big leaguers he faced during the postseason.

Lewis, the Rangers’ No. 2 starter, cruised through five innings against the Royals’ Triple-A affiliate. He struck out six while allowing two unearned runs on six hits and no walks. He threw 77 pitches (54 strikes) despite the Royals being allowed four outs in two of the innings.

Manager Ron Washington said Lewis, who went 3-0 with a 1.71 ERA during the playoffs last season, spotted his fastball well, kept his slider down and had a good changeup.

“Colby looks ready,” Washington said.

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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