Matchup: Colby Lewis vs. Dallas Keuchel
Lewis (5-5, 3.13): The 32-year-old is making his 14th start of the season. ... Went eight innings allowing just one run on four hits with six strikeouts in win against Houston on May 20. ... Threw his second consecutive complete game in a win over Arizona last Tuesday. ... Allowed just one run on four hits and a walk with seven strikeouts in the outing. ... Has six straight quality starts in interleague play, which dates to last season. ... Only allows 1.11 walks per nine innings, which is best in the majors. ... Has received just three runs of support or less in 10 of his starts this year. ... Opponents hit just .179 (10-56) with runners in scoring position against him, which ranks third in the A.L.
Keuchel (ML debut): The 24-year-old is making his big league debut after being called up from the Triple-A Oklahoma City. ... Is 5-4 with a 4.26 ERA in the minors this season. ... Selected by the Astros in the seventh round of the 2009 June draft out of the University of Arkansas.
Hitters: Current Astros are hitting .227 (15-for-66) off Lewis. ... Jed Lowrie is 4-for-9 with a home run and two RBIs. ... Chris Johnson is 2-for-8 with a double and two RBIs. ... Brett Wallace is 0-for-5.
Mon. at S.D.: LHP Matt Harrison (8-3, 3.54) vs. RHP Jason Marquis (1-1, 1.46)
Tue. at S.D.: RHP Scott Feldman (0-6, 6.50) vs. RHP Edinson Volquez (3-6, 3.70)
Wed. at S.D.: RHP Yu Darvish (8-4, 3.57) vs. RHP Anthony Bass (2-7, 4.88)
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