Matchup: Derek Holland vs. C.J. Wilson
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Wilson (11-6, 3.18): Wilson has been on a roll, going 7-1 with a 1.96 ERA in his last eight starts for the Halos and hasn't walked more than three batters in any of the starts. ... He had four walks or more in five of his first 13 starts this season. ... Wilson is 6-3 with a 4.21 ERA on the road ... Opponents are batting .259 against him in his 11 road starts. ... The Angels are 12-9 in his starts. ... Wilson has been awful in five starts against the Rangers, compiling an 0-2 record and a 7.65 ERA. He's allowed 27 hits in 20 innings against Texas.
Hitters: Current Angels are batting .323 against Holland, so he's had his struggles against them. Infielders Howie Kendrick (16-for-43, 2 HRs, 12 RBIs) and Alberto Callaspo (12-for-34, 1 HR, 4 RBIs) have been the toughest outs for the Rangers' southpaw. The current Rangers are batting .298 against Wilson. Adrian Beltre (10-for-28, 1 HR, 4 RBIs) and Ian Kinsler (4-for-10, 1 HR, 2 RBIs) have given their former teammate fits.
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