Lewis (1-0, 3.00 ERA): In his first career Opening Day start, Lewis allowed two runs on seven hits with one walk and nine strikeouts in the win over the Chicago White Sox. ...His nine strikeouts tied Nolan Ryan's Rangers Opening Day record (April 8, 1991 vs. Milwaukee). ...This is the fifth time Lewis has started a season in the Rangers' rotation, and he's won his first start each time. ...Gave up a solo home run to Adam Dunn on Friday. He surrendered an AL-high 35 homers in 2011. ...He is 6-4 with a 3.70 ERA in 17 career games (13 starts) against Seattle, including a three-hit, 10-strikeout performance in nine shutout innings on April 30, 2010.
Millwood (0-0, 0.00 ERA): The 37-year-old former Ranger makes his first start for the Mariners in his 16th big league season. ...He was 3-1 with a 2.57 ERA in five Cactus League games (four starts) this spring. ...He made nine starts for the Colorado Rockies in 2011 after the club signed him as a free agent on Aug. 10, and he was with the Yankees and Red Sox organizations the first four months of the season. ...He is 163-140 with a 4.10 ERA in his career, which includes 415 starts. ...Among active pitchers, he ranks fifth in innings pitched (2,559 1/3), strikeouts (1,976) and games started (415). ...He's 0-2 with a 4.95 ERA in three career starts against the Rangers. He's making his first start against Texas since Aug. 10, 2010 with Baltimore and his first start vs. Texas in Arlington since June 8, 2002, when he was with the Braves.
Hitters: Adrian Beltre has 74 career at-bats off Millwood and is batting .257 with three homers and five RBIs. ...Josh Hamilton is 2-for-4 with a homer and Mike Napoli is 6-for-16. ...Alberto Gonzalez, David Murphy and Mitch Moreland are a combined 0-for-8 off Millwood. ...Ichiro Suzuki is 18-for-48 (.375) against Lewis. ...Franklin Gutierrez (6-for-16) and Chone Figgins (5-for-16) have had success off Lewis and Miguel Olivo has not (0-for-14 with 6 Ks).