The Texas Rangers return back home on Friday with hopes to snap their six game losing streak. The Rangers have won just 3 of their last 10 games and will welcome in the Colorado Rockies. Texas is 27-43 on the season and are last in the AL West. The Rangers are 13-23 on their home field.
Yohander Mendez will make his 1st start of the season for the Rangers. Mendez has made one appearance this season and made two outs given up no hits or earned runs. The Texas Rangers average 4.2 runs per game which ranks 20th in the MLB.
The Colorado Rockies remain on the road after losing in Philadelphia on Thursday. The Rockies are 33-35 on the season and are 4th int he NL West. Colorado is 3-7 over their last ten games and are 22-16 on the road.
Chad Bettis will make his 14th start on the hill for the Rockies. Bettis is 4-1 on the season with a 4.40 ERA. Bettis has 53 strikeouts with 75.2 innings pitched.