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Rangers Probable Pitchers

All Times Central. Subject to change.
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Indians @ Rangers
At Globe Life Park in Arlington
at Globe Life Park
RHP
2-1, 3.95 ERA, 16 SO
LHP
1-0, 3.86 ERA, 11 SO
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Cubs @ Rangers
At Globe Life Park in Arlington
TV: WGN, FSSW
Rangers home opener
LHP
0-0, -.-- ERA, 0 SO
Lester went 18-6 with a 3.32 ERA in 181 2/3 innings and made the All-Star team in 2018, showing that the aging veteran still has plenty left in the tank. This will mark the lefty's fourth Opening Day assignment with the Cubs and eighth overall.
LHP
0-0, -.-- ERA, 0 SO
Minor is making his first Opening Day start. He was 8-4 with a 3.14 ERA in his last 16 starts of 2018, and he was 6-4 with a 3.45 ERA in 15 starts at home. He has won all six career starts against the Cubs but faces them for the first time since '14.
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Cubs @ Rangers
At Globe Life Park in Arlington
TV: FSSW, NBCSCH
TBD
RHP
0-0, -.-- ERA, 0 SO
Volquez is making his first start since July 5, 2017, having missed all of 2018 recovering from Tommy John surgery. He is 8-0 with a 3.10 ERA in 12 career starts vs. the Cubs -- the second-most career wins vs. the Cubs without a loss in club history.
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Cubs @ Rangers
At Globe Life Park in Arlington
TV: NBCSCH, ESPN, FSSW, ESPN (out-of-market only)
TBD
RHP
0-0, -.-- ERA, 0 SO
Lynn is 6-7 with a 4.62 ERA in 19 career starts and one relief appearance vs. the Cubs. He is 0-4 with a 6.40 ERA in his last 10 starts vs. them, with his last win coming in 2013. Lynn will be pitching for the first time ever in Arlington.
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Astros @ Rangers
At Globe Life Park in Arlington
TV: FSSW, ATT SportsNet-SW
TBD
LHP
0-0, -.-- ERA, 0 SO
Smyly has missed the last two seasons while recovering from Tommy John surgery and is pitching for the first time since Sept. 26, 2016. He is 1-2 with a 4.96 ERA in three career starts and two relief outings vs. the Astros.
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