CC Sabathia (2-5, 4.67 ERA) goes for three wins in a row against Nick Martinez (3-0, 1.88 ERA) and the Rangers. CC has given up four earned runs, five total, on 12 hits in his last two starts while walking two and K-ing 14. He went seven innings in his last start in KC giving up just one run on six hits. He is very familiar with Texas holding a 11-3 lifetime record with a 4.45 ERA in 18 starts.
In his four May starts, Martinez is 1-0 with a 3.68 ERA and 1-0 with a 1.52 ERA on the road this season. He beat the Indians his last time out going five innings giving up just one run on five hits. He faced the Yanks twice last year going 0-1 with a 4.91 ERA.
Rangers bats vs CC Yankees bats vs Martinez
Elvis Andrus .353 avg in 17 AB Carlos Beltran .200 avg in 5 AB
Adrian Beltre .353 avg in 17 AB Brett Gardner .800 avg in 5 AB
Shin-Soo Choo .300 avg in 10 AB Chase Headley .000 avg in 2 AB
Thomas Field .000 avg in 3 AB Garrett Jones .500 avg in 2 AB
Prince Fielder .286 avg in 14 AB Brian McCann .000 avg in 4 AB
Mitch Moreland .333 avg in 3 AB Mark Teixeira .000 avg in 1 AB
Adam Rosales .267 avg in 15 AB
CC has not faced Texas since 2012
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