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Topic - Colby Lewis
Previously slumping, Washington's offense has 14 runs and 30 hits in its last two games. Strasburg (4-4) allowed two unearned runs and six hits. He struck out nine and walked one, and bounced back after his second-inning error led to the Texas runs.
Ian Desmond keyed a 15-hit attack with a three-run homer, Stephen Strasburg pitched six solid innings and the Washington Nationals defeated the Texas Rangers 9-2 on Friday night.
The Washington Nationals' offense had been hurting with injuries and player slumps dismantling their production.
The Texas Rangers added to their considerable sick bay and to their deficit in the American League West on Tuesday.
Astros manager Bo Porter said starter Brad Peacock had his best stuff of the year. Unfortunately for Houston, their offense was unable to put runs on the board.
Texas Rangers starter Colby Lewis got the first two batters out in each of the first three innings against Colorado.
With Prince Fielder, Adrian Beltre and Elvis Andrus struggling at the plate, Texas manager Ron Washington enjoyed watching a couple of home runs from two of the few players in his lineup who were hitting .300 or better.
At this point, things can only get better for Hector Santiago in his first season with the Los Angeles Angels.
Colby Lewis had to be reminded about his last victory for the Texas Rangers. It had been a while.
Things were already unraveling in the sixth inning for the Texas Rangers before the overturned call that gave Seattle yet another run.
The Rangers have designated right-hander Daniel McCutchen for assignment to make room on their roster for Colby Lewis, who will make his first major league start in 21 months.
Colby Lewis is ready to rejoin the Texas Rangers rotation after 21 months and two operations, including an unprecedented hip procedure for a major league pitcher.
Colby Lewis threw five scoreless innings for the Texas Rangers in a 5-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday.
Texas right-hander Colby Lewis failed to get out of the first inning in his first start since having hip surgery in August, and the Rangers lost 6-5 to the Cleveland Indians on Monday.
Colby Lewis has been down this road before. He has come back from rotator cuff and reconstructive elbow surgeries.
"I felt like I warmed up great. I felt like I had great stuff tonight," Lewis said. "They got the hits when they needed to, with two outs, that's it. Nothing more to say."
Moore's double was just one of two instances during the game where the Nationals scored with two outs - and that was the most frustrating aspects of the game, Lewis said.