Rangers pitcher Colby Lewis had surgery Friday on his left knee meniscus, Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports. Lewis wasn't limited at the end of the season, pitching three innings in relief in Game 4 of the ALDS, so the issue appears to just be a minor one. The 36-year-old figures to be back in time for the start of spring training.
Rangers pitcher Colby Lewis suffered his ninth loss of the season Monday against the Tigers, allowing six runs on 10 hits and one walk in 4 2/3 innings. He also struck out four. The fifth inning undid the veteran in this one, as he surrendered a three-run homer which the Tigers followed with two more runs. The rocky outing snapped his three-game win streak and his season ERA rose to 4.53. Lewis will try and rebound from this outing in his final start of the season, in what could be a very meaningful game Saturday against the Angels.
Rangers starting pitcher Colby Lewis (17-8) took the win Wednesday night, giving up two earned runs on five hits and two walks while striking out three over six innings in a 10-3 victory over the Athletics. The veteran improved to 3-0 with a 1.64 ERA against Oakland on the season, and has now won each of his last three decisions -- a span in which Lewis has allowed just four earned runs. Lewis' fantasy stock has increased considerably from last season, enjoying marked improvements in wins, ERA and WHIP. The right-hander will next take the mound Monday against the Tigers.
Rangers starting pitcher Colby Lewis (16-8) pitched six strong innings against Houston on Thursday, giving up two runs on seven hits in an 8-2 win. He struck out three without a walk. The Rangers have been making a surprising push for the division, and their four-game sweep of Houston has them up 2.5 games in the AL West. lewis has been a big part, as he followed up a shutout of the A's in his last start with his second consecutive walk-free quality start in this one. He's still a risky fantasy play, but hey, the guy's picked up 16 wins to go with his ugly 4.41 ERA.
Rangers starter Colby Lewis was superb against the A's on Friday. The veteran right-hander fired a complete game shutout and carried a perfect game into the eighth inning, as he led the Rangers to a 4-0 win. Lewis (15-8, 4.45 ERA) ultimately gave up a double to lead-off the eighth, and wound up allowing two hits while striking out four on the evening. He needed just 97 pitches (65 strikes) to finish what he started on Friday. This was a refreshing outing for Lewis, who posted an ugly 8.62 ERA over his previous three starts (15 earned runs over 15 2/3 innings). He grabbed his career-best 15th win and his second complete game of the season.