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Rangers Probable Pitchers

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Astros @ Rangers
At Globe Life Park in Arlington
TV: ATT SportsNet-SW, FSSW
RHP
2-0, 3.52 ERA, 30 SO
Verlander was superb against the stingy Mariners on Saturday, striking out a season-high 11 batters while showing complete command of his entire arsenal. Verlander generated 10 punchouts within the zone, and he registered one on each of his four pitches.
LHP
0-1, 7.15 ERA, 11 SO
Smyly was sharp for five innings against the Athletics on Friday, allowing one run on three hits before allowing a single and two walks in the sixth. He allowed one run over three innings in an April 1 start against the Astros.
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Astros @ Rangers
At Globe Life Park in Arlington
TV: ATT SportsNet-SW+, FSSW
RHP
1-2, 3.24 ERA, 36 SO
Cole has lasted at least six innings and allowed three earned runs or fewer in each of his four outings, explaining why his record is so misleading. Opponents are batting .185 off Cole, who has struck out 36 in 225 innings.
RHP
0-1, 5.93 ERA, 9 SO
Sampson allowed seven runs over four innings in his first start against the Athletics on Sunday. He had a six-inning relief effort against the Astros on April 1, when he allowed one run on four hits and two walks with three strikeouts.
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Astros @ Rangers
At Globe Life Park in Arlington
TV: ATT SportsNet-SW, FSSW
RHP
3-1, 1.96 ERA, 27 SO
McHugh thrived in his last outing, allowing two hits in six shutout innings at Oakland on Tuesday. Though opponents tend to load their lineup with left-handed batters against McHugh, he has limited lefties to a .125 average so far in 2019.
RHP
0-1, 9.00 ERA, 3 SO
Miller allowed four runs in 4 1/3 innings in his last start against the Angels. He pitched against the Astros on April 2, allowing two runs on six hits and five walks in 3 2/3 innings. It was his first start against them since 2013.
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Rangers @ Athletics
At Oakland Coliseum
TV: FSSW, NBCSCA
LHP
2-1, 2.60 ERA, 22 SO
Minor threw a shutout against the Angels on Tuesday and is 2-0 with a 0.78 ERA in his last three starts. In 23 innings, he has allowed 13 hits and six walks with 19 strikeouts. He was 1-0 with a 1.64 ERA in two starts against Oakland in 2018.
TBD
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Rangers @ Athletics
At Oakland Coliseum
TV: NBCSCA, FSSW