Matchup: Scott Feldman vs. Daniel Hudson
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers wrap up their series against the Arizona Diamondbacks with RHP Scott Feldman taking on RHP Daniel Hudson at 7:05 p.m. on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM/1540 AM/FSSW. A quick look at the matchup:
Feldman (0-5, 6.39): The 29-year-old is making his seventh start of the year and his 12th appearance overall. ... He holds a 7.13 ERA in his six previous starts. ... Feldman twice has come one out away from getting through the fifth inning. In both of those starts, an error kept the inning alive. ... He has a 2.45 ERA at home compared to a 9.92 ERA on the road. ... Has no decisions against the Diamondbacks in his career, but holds a 4.50 ERA in two games (6 2/3 IP) against them. ... Is 3-5 with a 5.07 ERA in 22 games (11 starts) in interleague play.
Hudson (2-1, 6.06): The 25-year-old is also making his seventh start of the year. ... Hudson has never faced the Rangers and was on the disabled list April 21-May 26 with a right shoulder impingement. ... Since returning, he is 1-0 with a 6.04 ERA in 14 2/3 innings of work. ... He has a 3.44 career ERA. ... Holds a 20.25 ERA in two starts at night this season. ... He is 1-0 on the road in two starts this year but has a 6.17 ERA.
Hitters: Current Rangers are just 2-for-15 against Hudson. ... Luis Martinez is 2-for-3 with an RBI. ... Alberto Gonzalez is hitless in nine at-bats. ... Current Diamondbacks are 13-for-74 against Feldman. ... Geoff Blum is 2-for-8 with three RBIs and a home run.
Fri. vs. Hou.: RHP Yu Darvish (7-4, 3.72) vs. RHP Jordan Lyles (1-2, 5.40), 7:05 p.m., ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM/1540 AM/TXA21
Sat. vs. Hou.: TBA vs. Lucas Harrell (6-4, 4.83), 6:15 p.m., ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM/1540 AM/FOX
Sun. vs. Hou.: RHP Colby Lewis (5-5, 3.13) vs. RHP Bud Norris (5-4, 4.81), 2:05 p.m., ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM/1540 AM/FSSW
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