Matt Harrison gets the start for the Rangers, looking for his 16th win of the season. Harrison has pitched very well this year, with a 15-7 record, 3.04 ERA and 1.22 WHIP. Harrison has struck out 101 batters in 169 innings of work on the season, while walking 48.
Texas's offense will face off against Alex Cobb. Cobb has pitched well for the Rays this year, to the tune of an 8-8 record, 4.32 ERA and 1.29 WHIP. In 102 innings, Cobb has struck out 76 while walking just 28.
Both Joe Maddon and Ron Washington have announced the starting lineups for the game, and they are as follows:
Tampa Bay Rays
SP Alex Cobb
SP Matt Harrison
Rangers fans will notice that, once again, Young starts at second base, despite the fact that he has no business starting in the field for the Rangers. We'll see how this affects Harrison and his 51.3% ground ball rate tonight.
First pitch is scheduled for 6:05 p.m. CT from Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. Televised coverage can be found on FOX Sports Southwest.
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