Since I covered everything else in the blog entries you are eagerly reading, here are some basic numbers following another Rangers win in Houston.
Texas has won eight straight in Houston and 11 of the last 14 games here.
The Rangers have won the Silver Boot in eight of the 11 years.
Colby Lewis has a 1.83 ERA over his last three starts and a 1.42 mark at Minute Maid Park.
Texas shortstop Andres Blanco is making up for the loss of Elvis Andrus. Blanco has hit in his last four games and his batting .353 over that span.
The Astros are 0-5 on their homestand. After the Rangers leave town, the lowly Boston Red Sox come in for three games.
The Rangers lead the series against Houston 37-28.
- Anthony Andro