Streaking Rangers Look To Rock Detroit

Winners of their last seven, the Rangers are headed to Detroit to play another division leader

The good news is that the Rangers are hot, winners of their last seven games, coming off of sweeps of Los Angeles and Seattle at home.
The bad news is that they’re headed to Detroit, to play a first-place Tigers team in Comerica Park, where Texas has not won a game in their last eight tries, dating back to 2008.
Much like the opening week of the season, Texas is coming to town with spirits high after a perfect homestand.
The Rangers were swept in three games though, including a 15-2 whipping in the Tigers’ home opener. Hopefully, this time might be a little bit different.
Texas has the best ERA and the best fielding percentage in the Major Leagues in the month of May.
Texas’ starters are 12-3 with a 3.25 ERA in their last 22 games.
Matt Harrison, who was roughed up in the second game of the April set, has pitched two consecutive complete games. He will get the ball on Wednesday
Detroit will look to extend a three game winning streak, consisting of a weekend sweep of Oakland that put them on top of the American League Central, as well as their eight-game home win streak against Texas.
The series will begin on Tuesday night, with Detroit’s Dontrelle Willis battling Brandon McCarthy.
McCarthy has struggled somewhat this season, but is coming off of his best start of the year, going seven strong innings while allowing four runs last week against Seattle.

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