Matchup: Yu Darvish vs. David Reyes
Darvish (1-1, 1.98 spring ERA): Darvish gets his final tuneup before Tuesday’s start in the second game of the regular season at Houston ... He is expected to work four innings ... Darvish allowed two home runs Saturday against Cincinnati in his first start since being skipped in the rotation due to stiffness in his neck ... He threw 78 pitches, allowing three hits and striking out five ... He has three walks in 14 2/3 innings after walking eight in 15 innings last spring.
Reyes (0-0, 3.38): Reyes was the Mexican Winter League’s 2012-13 Rookie of the Year ... The right-hander, who will be 22 in April, has made one start in the current Triple-A Mexican League season, allowing two runs in 5 1/3 innings ... He had nine strikeouts and no walks ... Former Rangers pitcher Esteban Loaiza is also on the Red Devils roster.
Hitters: Rangers' top spring batters -- Jeff Baker (23-for-55, 1 HR, 7 RBIs), Elvis Andrus (20-for-50, 2 HR, 9 RBIs), Mitch Moreland (22-for-57, 4 HRs, 13 RBIs).
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