Matchup: Colby Lewis vs. Josh Outman

June, 23, 2012
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ARLINGTON, Texas -- The second game of this three-game series against the Colorado Rockies features Texas Rangers' right-hander Colby Lewis vs. left-hander Josh Outman at 2:05 p.m. on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM/1540 AM/ FSSW. A quick look at the matchup:

Lewis (6-5, 3.00): The 32-year-old is making his 15th start of the year. ... Has never faced the Rockies. ... He is 3-2 with a 2.25 ERA in his last six starts. ... Has allowed two earned runs or less in each of his four starts in June. ... He has thrown complete games in two of his last three starts. ... Has had seven consecutive quality starts in interleague play. ... Leads the American League with an average of 1.1 walks per nine innings pitched. ... Also ranks in the top-10 in innings (6th, 96.0), strikeouts (9th, 84) and opponents average (9th, .231). ... He holds a 2.17 ERA at home this season in seven starts. ... Also has a 2.70 ERA in day games this year.

Outman (0-3, 8.41): The 27-year-old is making just his fifth start of the season. ... Made his first start of the season June 1 after making eight appearances out of the bullpen. ... He has 29 career starts spread out over four seasons. ... Has 15 quality starts in his career to go along with a 8-9 record and a 4.22 ERA. ... He is making his fifth career start against the Rangers. ... In his previous four starts against Texas, he is 1-1 with a 4.43 ERA. ... Allowed three runs or less in three of the four starts against the Rangers. ... All of his losses have come on the road where he holds a 13.50 ERA.

Hitters: Current Rangers are 16-of-52 against Outman (.308). ... Nelson Cruz is 4-for-7 with three RBIs and three doubles. ... Michael Young is 3-for-11. ... Adrian Beltre is 2-for-8 with two RBIs, a home run and a double. ... Current Rockies are 10-for-35 off Lewis (.286). ... Jason Giambi is 5-for-7 with two RBIs, a home run and two doubles. ... Michael Cuddyer is 4-for-13 with five RBIs, a home run and a double. ... Marco Scutaro is 1-for-14 with an RBI.

Up Next:

Sun. vs. Col.: LHP Matt Harrison (9-3, 3.41) vs. RHP Alex White (2-5, 6.06), 6:05 p.m., ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM/1540 AM/FSSW

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TEAM LEADERS

BA LEADER
Alex Rios
BA HR RBI R
.321 1 10 9
OTHER LEADERS
HRS. Choo 2
RBIK. Kouzmanoff 10
RE. Andrus 14
OPSS. Choo .932
WM. Perez 3
ERAY. Darvish 1.61
SOY. Darvish 29