Rangers try to sweep 2-game series against the Phillies

May 4, 2022 GMT

Texas Rangers (9-14, fifth in the AL West) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (11-13, third in the NL East)

Philadelphia; Wednesday, 6:45 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Martin Perez (0-2, 3.00 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, 16 strikeouts); Phillies: Zack Wheeler (1-3, 5.79 ERA, 1.39 WHIP, 18 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Phillies -175, Rangers +148; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Texas Rangers and the Philadelphia Phillies square off on Wednesday for the second game of a two-game series. The Rangers won the first, 6-4.

Philadelphia has an 8-6 record at home and an 11-13 record overall. The Phillies have hit 26 total home runs to rank seventh in MLB play.

Texas has a 4-9 record at home and a 9-14 record overall. The Rangers have a 0-3 record in games decided by one run.

The teams play Wednesday for the second time this season.

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TOP PERFORMERS: Kyle Schwarber is second on the Phillies with 10 extra base hits (three doubles and seven home runs). Bryce Harper is 9-for-37 with two doubles, a triple, two home runs and four RBI over the past 10 games.

Adolis Garcia has four doubles, a triple and four home runs while hitting .207 for the Rangers. Corey Seager is 10-for-38 with three home runs over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Phillies: 5-5, .227 batting average, 2.97 ERA, outscored opponents by 14 runs

Rangers: 5-5, .203 batting average, 2.83 ERA, outscored opponents by three runs

INJURIES: Phillies: Ryan Sherriff: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Sam Coonrod: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Mickey Moniak: 10-Day IL (hand), Rafael Marchan: 60-Day IL (hamstring), Kent Emanuel: 60-Day IL (elbow), JoJo Romero: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Rangers: Albert Abreu: 15-Day IL (ankle), Spencer Patton: 10-Day IL (oblique), Jose Leclerc: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jonathan Hernandez: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.