Matchup: Justin Grimm vs. Doug Fister
|Eric Nadel joins Galloway and Company for his weekly visit to discuss the latest Rangers news.
Fister (6-5, 4.07): The 6-foot-8 right-hander has been struggling lately. He gave up 12 earned runs in 12 innings in his past two starts and has dropped four of his past five decisions. ... The Rangers touched him up for five earned runs in 4⅔ innings in a May start in Arlington. … Fister now is 0-1 with three no-decisions in his past four starts. ... The Rangers need to be ready for inside pitches, as Fister already has drilled 13 batters this season.
Hitters: The Rangers have found some good success versus Fister. Adrian Beltre (.471, 8-for-17), David Murphy (.450, 9-for-20) and Nelson Cruz (.421, 8-for-19) all have hit him well. The Tigers haven’t seen Grimm nearly as much with Miguel Cabrera (3-for-5), Torii Hunter (2-for-3) and Jhonny Peralta (2-for-4) leading the charge against him.
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