Matchup: Alexi Ogando vs. C.J. Wilson

September, 27, 2013
9/27/13
1:30
PM CT
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers try to make it five straight wins when right-hander Alexi Ogando faces Los Angeles Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson at 7:05 p.m. Friday night on TXA Ch. 21 and ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM and Deportes 1540 AM.

Ogando (7-4, 2.93): Ogando pitched beautifully in his last start, throwing seven shutout innings in a no-decision Saturday at Kansas City. He allowed two hits and a walk while striking out five. ... Since returning from his third stint on the disabled list, Ogando has allowed one run and five hits in 18 innings. Opposing batters are 5-for-55 against him since his return. ... Ogando is 5-0 with a 1.98 ERA in his career against the Angels, the lowest ERA among active pitchers against the Halos. ... He is 4-0 with a 2.48 ERA in four career starts against the Angels. ... Ogando is 12-6 with a 3.17 ERA in 76 games at Rangers Ballpark.

Wilson (17-7, 3.36): The former Ranger has had an exceptional season, but he did see his nine-game winning streak come to a halt on Sunday against Seattle. He allowed three runs in 8 1/3 innings. ... Wilson is 13-2 with a 2.94 ERA in his last 19 starts. ... Wilson has struggled against the Rangers. He is 1-2 with a 7.92 ERA in seven career starts against Texas. The Rangers have hammered him to the tune of a .349 batting average and have forced Wilson into 19 walks in 30 1/3 innings.

Hitters: Rangers hitters have tortured Wilson, from Alex Rios (8-for-19, 2 HRs, 4 RBIs) to Ian Kinsler (8-for-16, 1 HR, 3 RBIs). Mike Trout (4-for-9, 1 HR, 6 RBIs) and Mark Trumbo (6-for-16, 1 RBI) have had success against Ogando. Former Ranger Josh Hamilton is 0-for-6 against him.

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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Colby Lewis
WINS ERA SO IP
10 5.18 133 170
OTHER LEADERS
BAA. Beltre .324
HRA. Beltre 19
RBIA. Beltre 77
RA. Beltre 79
OPSA. Beltre .879
ERAC. Lewis 5.18
SOY. Darvish 182