Indians Vs. Rangers Preview: Zach McAllister Faces Derek Holland

After ending a six-game losing streak last night, the Cleveland Indians try to win their second straight over the Texas Rangers at 1:05 p.m. today. Cleveland has not won two straight games since Aug. 8-9 over the Minnesota Twins.

Zach McAllister (5-5, 3.82 ERA) starts for the Indians. McAllister is coming off his second-shortest outing of the season, allowing five earned runs in 4.1 innings in a 7-0 loss to Oakland on Aug. 28. This will be the first time McAllister has faced the Rangers in his career.

Derek Holland (9-6, 4.90 ERA) starts for the Rangers. Holland allowed one earned run in 7.1 innings in a win over the Indians on May 5. He's 2-0 with a 2.16 ERA in four career games against Cleveland.

The Indians announced before the game that they've called up relief pitcher Frank Herrmann:

Cleveland made three other moves as rosters expanded yesterday.

For more on the Indians, head over to Let's Go Tribe or stick with SB Nation Cleveland. For more news, notes and analysis from around MLB, visit Baseball Nation.

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