C.J. Wilson takes the mound on Wednesday afternoon as the Texas Rangers look to avoid dropping a three game series to the Chicago White Sox.
The Rangers won the first game of the series behind Alexi Ogando's magnificent performance, as Ogando pitched a complete game shutout. Ogando was backed offensively by the returns of Josh Hamilton and Nelson Cruz, with both outfielders going deep in the contest.
On Tuesday night, Texas fell to Chicago 8-6, mainly thanks to Carlos Quentin's three homer night. The game was interrupted for two hours and 58 minutes thanks to a massive storm system that came through the Dallas area.
Wilson will look for his fifth win of the year on Wednesday - and he'll look to improve on his 1.27 WHIP as well. Wilson received a loss in his last start, which came Friday against Roy Halladay in Philadelphia. Wilson pitched well, allowing just three runs on four hits and two walks while striking out 10, but it wasn't good enough to escape a loss.
Gavin Floyd will oppose Wilson for the White Sox, and he'll be looking for his sixth win of the year. Floyd has pitched well this year, to the tune of a 1.14 WHIP, 3.88 ERA, and 51 strikeouts against 15 walks in 60.1 innings of work.
First pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. CDT.