In the wake of the 18-3 demolishing the Red Sox took at the hands of the Texas Rangers this short two game series will end tonight. Derek Holland will be on the mound for the Rangers in his third start of the year. His 1-0 record accompanies his 3.38 ERA, but perhaps the best stat to look at for this short season is his 3 walks compared to 15 strikeouts. Holland has shown the ability to be dominant season but he needs to be consistent to do it. The Rangers are 9-2 on the year, and tonight’s game is game 12 of the year.
At AAA Round Rock Express RHP Greg Reynolds will be on the hill. While this will be his 3rd start of the year it will be his first that has not been against the Iowa Cubs. Reynolds is 0-1 on the year with a 5.25 ERA. In the 12 innings he has pitched this season he has allowed 7 runs on 13 hits including 3 homeruns. With the 4-2 victory last night over the Omaha Storm Chasers they improved their record to 5-8 for the year. Tonight’s game against Omaha will be game 14 of the season.