Matchup: Matt Harrison vs. Hector Noesi

May, 22, 2012
5/22/12
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SEATTLE -- The second game of this three-game series features Rangers LHP Matt Harrison and Mariners RHP Hector Noesi. First pitch is at 9:10 p.m. on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM and FSSW. Here’s a closer look at the starting pitchers:

Harrison (4-3, 5.21 ERA): Harrison is scheduled to make his ninth start this season Tuesday on four days' rest. … He’s 1-3 with an 8.10 ERA in his last five starts after starting 3-0 with a 1.66 ERA. … Harrison has won his last five starts against the Mariners. He went 4-0 in four starts last year with a 1.98 ERA. … He’s won all three starts at Safeco Field and holds a 1.25 ERA in five career games in Seattle. … In 13 games against the Mariners, Harrison is 6-1 with a 2.67 ERA. It’s his most wins against any opponent. … Harrison’s .125 opponents batting average against left-handed hitters ranks second in the majors behind the New York Mets’ Johan Santana.

Noesi (2-4, 5.61 ERA): In his last outing, Noesi allowed a run on five hits in 6 1/3 innings against the Cleveland Indians. … He’s 2-1 with a 3.86 ERA in three starts at Safeco Field. ... He’s 0-1 with a 13.50 ERA in two games, one start, against Texas in his career. … In his start against the Rangers earlier this season, Noesi gave up seven runs on six hits in three innings.

Hitters: The Mariners have a .183 batting average against Harrison. ... Dustin Ackley (0-for-11), Mike Carp (0-for-10) and Miguel Olivo (0-for-14) are hitless against Harrison. ... Ichiro Suzuki leads the team with seven hits off Harrison (7-for-31). ... It’s a small sample size, but Nelson Cruz (2-for-2) and Mitch Moreland (1-for-2) have each homered against Noesi. … Elvis Andrus (1-for-2), Adrian Beltre (1-for-3), Josh Hamilton (1-for-2) and Michael Young (1-for-3) have collected hits off Noesi.

Up Next:

Wed. at Sea.: Scott Feldman (0-1, 3.00) vs. RHP Kevin Millwood (2-4, 4.17), 2:40 p.m., ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM/1540/FSSW
Thu.: Off day
Fri. vs. Tor.: LHP Derek Holland (3-3, 4.27) vs. Brandon Morrow (5-2, 2.63), 7:05 p.m., ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM/1540/TXA-21
Sat. vs. Tor.: RHP Colby Lewis (4-3, 3.30) vs. RHP Henderson Alvarez (3-4, 3.30), 2:05 p.m., ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM/1540/FSSW

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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