The Los Angeles Angels and Texas Rangers will face each other 10 times in the final 41 games of the season, including a four-game series beginning Monday night in Anaheim. The Angels are four games behind the Rangers in the American League West. Here are the pitching matchups, game times, and television schedule for the four-game series in Anaheim:
Monday, 7:05 p.m. (KCOP) - Garrett Richards (0-1, 10.80 ERA, 8.61 FIP) vs. Alexi Ogando (11-5, 3.22 ERA, 3.46 FIP): Richards makes his second MLB start, and his first in front of the home crowd. Ogando has faced the Angels twice this season and allowed one total run.
Tuesday, 7:05 p.m. (Fox Sports West) - Tyler Chatwood (6-8, 4.07 ERA, 4.54 FIP) vs. Derek Holland (10-4, 4.30 ERA, 4.66 FIP): Chatwood allowed three runs in five innings in a loss to Texas on July 19.
Wednesday, 7:05 p.m. (Fox Sports West) - Ervin Santana (9-8, 3.10 ERA, 3.63 FIP) vs. C.J. Wilson (11-5, 3.28 ERA, 3.14 FIP): Santana, Mr. No-Hitter, has won six straight decisions and his shortest outing in his last four starts was 8 1/3 innings.
Thursday, 7:05 p.m. (Fox Sports West) - Jered Weaver (14-6, 2.13 ERA, 2.81 FIP) vs. Colby Lewis (11-8, 4.01 ERA, 4.10 FIP): Weaver allowed eight runs in his last start, matching the total for his previous seven starts combined.
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