Holland (7-6, 4.98 ERA): The 25-year-old has no-decisions in each of his first three August starts. ... Holland is 1-2 with a 5.80 ERA in his last six starts, increasing his ERA to nearly 5. ... He's been up and down since returning from the disabled list, going 2-2 with a 4.83 ERA with four quality starts. He has allowed five or more runs in each of the other four outings. ... Holland allowed five runs (four earned) on five hits in 5 2/3 innings in a no-decision last Thursday at Yankee Stadium. ... He won his only meeting against the Orioles this season on May 10, giving up three runs (no earned) on four hits in six innings. ... He is 3-0 with a 3.04 ERA in his last four starts vs. the AL East in 2012. ... While Hunter leads the AL in homers allowed, Holland leads the Rangers with 23 long balls given up, which is tied for sixth in the AL.
Hunter (4-7, 5.49 ERA): The former Ranger is making his 20th start of the season and his 11th on the road. ... Hunter is 1-5 with a 5.86 ERA and four quality starts in those 10 road starts. ... Hunter has made just one start against the Rangers, allowing four runs on five hits and a walk in six innings in a loss on May 10. ... Hunter struck out seven in that game and allowed a two-run home run to Josh Hamilton. ... Hunter leads the AL in home runs allowed with 29. ... In his last start, Hunter gave up three runs on four hits, two of them homers, in six innings in a no-decision to the Detroit Tigers. The Orioles lost the game.