Smyly set to face a familiar foe

Drew Smyly will face a former employer the Texas Rangers today. Smyly was traded to the Rangers in 2018 by the Cubs and was 1-5 in 13 games and 9 starts. He struck out 52 batters in 51 1/3 innings while in a Rangers uniform with an 8.42 ERA. He is 3-2 in 11 games and 6 previous starts with 42 strikeouts. This season he has appeared in 2 other games including 1 start and is 0-0 in just 4.1 innings of work.

Jordan Lyles was with the Brewers last season and was 12-8 overall in 28 starts as he was traded from the Pirates at the trade deadline. The 29-year-old right-hander has seen just 2 innings of work this year and has 2 strikeouts. Today he makes his 9th career start against the Giants and in his previous 20 appearances is 4-3. He has a 5.20 ERA against San Francisco with 41 Ftstrikeouts in just 53 2/3 innings.

First pitch is at 6:10 pm

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