Keys to the Game: Rangers Vs. Rays, ALDS Game Three


Splitting the first two games of the series in Arlington, the Texas Rangers and the Tampa Bay Rays will seek a decisive game three victory this afternoon at Tropicana Field. The Rangers will send Colby Lewis (14-10, 4.40 ERA) to the hill. Lewis has been streaky this season but did pitch eight shutout innings in Tampa Bay this July. Lewis went 3-0 with a 1.71 ERA in the 2010 postseason and is 3-0 in three career starts against the Rays. Tampa Bay will counter with struggling David Price (12-13, 3.49 ERA), who has not won a game in over a month. Also, Price has never defeated the Rangers, including two devastating losses to Texas in last years ALDS, and has an enormous 5.69 ERA in six career starts. Check out how many Runs Colby Lewis and David Price allowed in each start this season and how it effected their ERAs.

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Will Lewis continue his postseason and career success against the Rays or can Price snap out of his funk and pitch a dominant game?

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