Rangers visit Milwaukee, look to build on Jurado’s strong showing
; Friday, 8 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Kolby Allard (0-0, 0.00 ERA) Brewers: Gio Gonzalez (2-1, 3.35 ERA)
Texas heads into the matchup fresh off a strong showing by Ariel Jurado. Jurado pitched seven innings, surrendering The Brewers are 33-24 in home games. Milwaukee has hit 186 home runs this season, fifth in the National League. Christian Yelich leads them with 39, averaging one every 10.2 at-bats.
The Rangers are 23-34 on the road. Texas has slugged .444 this season. Danny Santana leads the team with a .577 slugging percentage, including 40 extra-base hits and 17 home runs.
TOP PERFORMERS: Yelich leads the Brewers with 133 hits and is batting .336. Keston Hiura is 7-for-36 with two doubles, two home runs and three RBIs over the last 10 games for Milwaukee.
LAST 10 GAMES: Brewers: 4-6, .238 batting average, 4.90 ERA, outscored by 12 runs
Rangers: 5-5, .271 batting average, 4.02 ERA, outscored by one run
Brewers Injuries: Brandon Woodruff: (oblique), Bobby Wahl: (knee), Brent Suter: (elbow), Jimmy Nelson: (elbow), Corey Knebel: (elbow), Zach Davies: (undisclosed), Jhoulys Chacin: (ribcage), Christian Yelich: (back), Lorenzo Cain: (knee).
Rangers Injuries: Edinson Volquez: (elbow), Jeffrey Springs: (biceps), Yohander Mendez: (elbow), Nate Jones: (forearm), Taylor Hearn: (elbow), Luke Farrell: (jaw), Jesse Biddle: (shoulder), Joey Gallo: (wrist).