Matchup: Alexi Ogando vs. Tommy Hanson
|Ian Fitzsimmons and Richard Durrett discuss why the Rangers play their best baseball under adversity.
Hanson (4-2, 5.29): Hanson, like Ogando, is trying to find his form in his fourth start since spending four weeks on the disabled list with a strained forearm. ... In his last two starts, he has allowed nine earned runs and 11 hits in 10 innings. ... He has allowed 10 home runs in 63 innings and opponents are batting .297 against him. ... Hanson gave up three runs in six innings in an 8-4 win over the Rangers on April 6, his only start against Texas.
Hitters: Catcher A.J. Pierzynski is 4-for-5 with two RBIs against Hanson. Mark Trumbo is 6-for-13 with three doubles and an RBI against Ogando.
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