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42-25 - Colby Lewis is still perfect to me, Rangers win

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Colby Lewis was perfect for 7 2/3 innings...I guess he'll just have to settle for winning the series finale in Oakland

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Thanks, dad.

Player of the Game: Colby Lewis was drafted by the Rangers in 1999. Colby Lewis made his MLB debut on April Fools' day in 2002. Colby Lewis won his first game as a big leaguer with the Rangers on July 4, 2002.

Colby Lewis had Tommy John surgery as a high schooler in 1997. Colby Lewis had rotator cuff surgery in 2004. Colby Lewis had elbow surgery in 2012. Colby Lewis went through experimental hip resurfacing surgery in 2013.

Colby Lewis pitched in Japan before returning to the Rangers in 2010. Colby Lewis won the game that clinched the Rangers' first World Series appearance. Colby Lewis was the winning pitcher of the first game the Rangers ever won in the World Series. Colby Lewis started Game 6.

For the second consecutive year, Colby Lewis took a perfect game into the 8th against the A's. Colby Lewis has signed a one-year contract with the Rangers for three straight seasons. Colby Lewis is 6-0. Colby Lewis is the Texas Rangers.

Up Next: Fresh off a franchise-best eight straight series victory, the Rangers return to the site of the 2011 World Series to face the St. Louis Cardinals in some Interleague action. Cole Hamels will make the start for Texas against RHP Michael Wacha. First pitch on Friday night is scheduled for 7:15 pm CT.