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C.J. Wilson, Rangers Look For Four Game Sweep Over Cleveland

The Texas Rangers have taken the first three of a four game set in Cleveland, and now on Sunday, the Rangers look to sweep away the team with the best record in Major League Baseball - the Cleveland Indians.

C.J. Wilson will get the start for Texas, looking to improve on his 5-3 record. Wilson has been good this year, posting a 3.32 ERA and 1.22 WHIP so far. Wilson has been missing bats as well, striking out 75 in 81.1 innings of work while issuing 28 walks. Wilson was left with a no decision in his last start, after pitching 6.2 innings, giving up three runs on three hits and four walks while striking out 10 in a game Texas would eventually lose to Tampa Bay.

Texas' offense will get to face off against Mitch Talbot, who has spent the majority of 2011 on the disabled list. Talbot has made two starts since returning - one good one against Toronto (6 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 3 BB, 3 SO, Win), and one awful one against Boston (3 IP, 12 H, 8 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO, Loss). On the year, Talbot is 2-1 with a 4.50 ERA and abysmal 1.73 WHIP, but he's only made four starts. 

First pitch is scheduled for 12:05 p.m. CDT. 

Photographs by jamesbrandon, jdtornow, phlezk, flygraphix, mcdlttx, tomasland, and literalbarrage used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.