Matchup: Derek Holland vs. David Price
Holland (2-1, 4.78 ERA): After starting the season with three quality starts, Holland was shelled by the Yankees his last time on the mound. Holland gave up seven runs off nine hits in a 7-4 loss.
Price (3-1, 2.63 ERA): Price struggled a bit early in the season, but the lefty was dominant in a complete-game shutout of the Angels his last time out. He gave up five hits, all singles, in a 5-0 win.
Batters: The Rangers are hitting .241 against Price in his career. ... Mike Napoli is 2-for-11 with eight strikeouts. ... Michael Young is 2-for-12 with six strikeouts. ... Nelson Cruz is 4-for-7 with a home run. ... Evan Longoria is 6-for-14 with two doubles and a home run against Holland in his career. ... The Rays are hitting .301 against Holland.
Monday vs. Toronto: RHP Yu Darvish (3-0, 2.42 ERA) vs. RHP Kyle Drabek (2-1, 2.25 ERA), 6:00 p.m., KSKY 660 AM/ESPN.
Tuesday vs. Toronto: RHP Neftali Feliz (1-1, 3.00 ERA) vs. RHP Drew Hutchison (1-0, 6.10 ERA), 6:00 p.m., ESPN Dallas 103.3/FSSW.
Wednesday vs. Toronto: LHP Matt Harrison (3-1, 3.38 ERA) vs. LHP Ricky Romero (3-0, 3.18 ERA), 11:37 p.m., ESPN Dallas 103.3/FSSW.
103.3 FM ESPN PODCASTS
Play Podcast Rangers GM Jon Daniels joins Fitzsimmons and Durrett to tackle the tough questions after his team failed to advance to the playoffs.
Play Podcast Nolan Ryan joins Galloway and Company to discuss having Nelson Cruz back in the lineup and how the Rangers are feeling heading into their wild-card play-in game against the Rays.
Play Podcast ESPN Insider and senior MLB analyst Jim Bowden joins Fitzsimmons and Durrett to discuss the wild-card race and the Rangers' chances of making the playoffs.
Play Podcast Chuck Cooperstein joins Ian Fitzsimmons and Tim MacMahon to discuss why he feels Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish isn't an ace.
Play Podcast Elvis Andrus joins Galloway and Company to discuss the Rangers' stretch run and the morale level in their clubhouse.
Play Podcast Nolan Ryan joins Galloway and Company to discuss the latest Rangers news, including the team's struggles, Ron Washington's job security and a rumored trade with the Braves.
Play Podcast Ron Washington joins Ian Fitzsimmons and Tim MacMahon to discuss the Rangers' dismal September, who's to blame for their September struggles and his status as the team's manager.
Play Podcast Fitzsimmons and Durrett discuss how some people are calling for the Rangers to fire manager Ron Washington.