Skip to content, or skip to search.

Skip to content, or skip to search.

2010 alcs

Get to Know the Rangers’ Starting Pitchers Not Named Cliff Lee

Let's just say, for argument's sake, that Cliff Lee is as dominant as ever in Game 3, and that he pitches a perfect game, strikes out 27 guys, and bakes a tray of delicious cookies so the Rangers can enjoy a tasty post-game snack. That's only one win, and the Yankees wouldn't be scheduled to face Lee again until a possible Game 7. So who else will Texas throw at the Yankees? Become re-acquainted with C.J. Wilson, Colby Lewis, and Tommy Hunter, after the jump.

C.J. Wilson, 29, LHP
2010 Stats: 33 starts, 15-8, 3.35 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 170 strikeouts
2010 vs. Yankees: Wilson allowed three earned runs in six innings and took the loss in a rain-shortened game on April 16 in which a Chris Davis throwing error allowed two unearned runs to score. He got a no-decision on August 10 in Arlington (two runs on five hits), leaving after five-and-a-third innings in a game that David Murphy won on a tenth-inning single off Mariano Rivera. Then on September 10, a four-run inning ended his night after just three frames. (He got a no-decision in this game, too.)
ALDS vs. Rays: He followed Cliff Lee's strong start with one of his own, allowing no runs and just two hits in six-and-a-third innings. He struck out seven to earn the win, giving Texas a 2-0 series lead.
Career Stats vs. Current Yankees:

























































































































































































































































































PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS ▾ IBB HBP GDP
Austin Kearns 8 7 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 .429 .500 .571 1.071 0 0 0
Derek Jeter 17 14 5 0 0 1 2 3 5 .357 .471 .571 1.042 1 0 0
Nick Swisher 24 20 6 3 0 1 6 4 6 .300 .417 .600 1.017 0 0 1
Francisco Cervelli 8 7 3 0 0 0 2 1 1 .429 .500 .429 .929 0 0 0
Marcus Thames 11 11 5 0 0 0 1 0 4 .455 .455 .455 .909 0 0 0
Robinson Cano 17 14 4 1 0 0 0 2 1 .286 .412 .357 .769 0 1 2
Lance Berkman 15 13 3 1 0 0 4 2 4 .231 .333 .308 .641 0 0 1
Alex Rodriguez 19 13 1 1 0 0 2 4 3 .077 .368 .154 .522 0 2 0
Jorge Posada 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000 .400 .000 .400 0 0 0
Mark Teixeira 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .286 .000 .286 0 0 1
Ramiro Pena 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
Brett Gardner 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
Curtis Granderson 7 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
Total 146 121 30 7 0 2 18 21 35 .248 .372 .355 .728 1 3 5
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 10/14/2010.


Colby Lewis, 31, RHP
2010 Stats: 32 starts, 12-13, 3.72 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 196 strikeouts
2010 vs. Yankees: Didn't pitch against the Yankees this season.
ALDS vs. Rays: With a chance to clinch the series, he gave up just two hits and didn't allow a run in five innings, but walked five (including three of the last four batters he faced) to go along with five strikeouts. Earned a no-decision.
Career Stats vs. Current Yankees:





































































































PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS ▾ IBB HBP GDP
Derek Jeter 6 5 3 0 0 2 3 1 1 .600 .667 1.800 2.467 0 0 0
Jorge Posada 8 6 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 2
Lance Berkman 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
Total 21 18 3 0 0 2 3 3 5 .167 .286 .500 .786 0 0 2
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 10/14/2010.


Tommy Hunter, 24, RHP
2010 Stats: 22 starts (23 appearances), 13-4, 3.73 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 68 strikeouts
2010 vs. Yankees: Held the Yankees to two runs over five innings on September 11, striking out a career high eight batters — eight of his first twelve outs were strikeouts — to earn a no-decision in the game in which Rivera hit Jeff Francoeur to plate the winning run.
ALDS vs. Rays: Lasted just four innings, but struck out seven and didn't walk a batter. Allowed three runs (two earned), but gave up four extra base hits, including back-to-back doubles to lead off the fourth.
Career Stats vs. Current Yankees:



































































































































































































































PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS ▾ IBB HBP GDP
Francisco Cervelli 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0 0 0
Curtis Granderson 6 6 4 0 0 1 1 0 1 .667 .667 1.167 1.833 0 0 0
Derek Jeter 3 3 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 .667 .667 1.000 1.667 0 0 0
Lance Berkman 5 4 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .500 .600 .500 1.100 0 0 0
Robinson Cano 5 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .400 .400 .600 1.000 0 0 0
Mark Teixeira 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0
Brett Gardner 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0
Alex Rodriguez 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0
Ramiro Pena 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
Nick Swisher 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
Total 37 33 12 2 0 1 5 4 10 .364 .432 .515 .948 0 0 0
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 10/14/2010.

0
Photo: Tom Pennington/Getty Images; Ronald Martinez/Getty Images; Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images