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05/25/11 5:00 PM ET

Lewis tweets with Rangers fans

Tweet: @Rangers Starting pitching has become a strength for Rangers this year. What factors have contributed to this change? #TexasTwitterTue - nycbound2011

Colby: The last couple of years the coaching staff has been a great help to me. #texastwittertue

Tweet: @rangers Colby what was a bigger learning experience your time in Japan or your time between wash/det/KC/Oak? #TexasTwitterTue - wagsjr34

Colby: All of the above. Everything was a learning experience. #texastwittertue

Tweet: @Rangers Colby, what was baseball like for you in Japan? Was it anything like the movie, Mr. Baseball? #TexasTwitterTue - bobbysine

Colby: It is very similar. They told us to watch that movie before we came over to play there. #texastwittertue

Tweet: Is it true that you wear a currently wear a cap you wore years ago? The bottom of the bill looks gray #TexasTwitterTue - TexasPharmD

Colby: Yes. That is true. It was with my 1st stint with the Rangers. #texastwittertue

Tweet: @rangers Colby what advice would you give for someone that wants to follow in your footsteps #TexasTwitterTue - SparkinSparks

Colby: Stay focused on your goals to what you want to achieve. #texastwittertue

Tweet: Hey Colby, thanks for participating. What was your biggest goal heading into 2011? Changes from 2010? Thanks! #TexasTwitterTue - misterhoad

Colby: The goal remains the same--get back to the World Series. It is the same for all of us. #texastwittertue

Tweet: Colby what was it like shutting down the Yankees in the ALCS? #Texastwittertue - jmaFlow

Colby: It was the biggest highlight of my baseball career. #texastwittertue

Tweet: @Rangers Colby, where does the nickname Cobra come from? It's pretty legit. #TexasTwitterTue - Shadd_Anderson

Colby: It was Josh Lewin the first time I was here. It got more play in 2010! #texastwittertue

Tweet: #TexasTwitterTue - Who are the most dreaded 2 or 3 hitters that make you sweat when they approach the plate? - douggood

Colby: It is the contact hitters that give me the most trouble. They make you work. #texastwittertue

Tweet: @Rangers What did you learn that was most useful in your tenure overseas? #TexasTwitterTue - johnwatkins17

Colby: Throwing all my pitches for strikes. #texastwittertue

Tweet: @Rangers - Hey Colby, what's your perfect pregame meal? #texastwittertue - taddmike

Colby: I have nothing special before I pitch. #texastwittertue

Tweet: @Rangers Colby what pitcher did you look up to growing up? #texastwittertue - Acarroll_14

Colby: I really didn't have a pitcher but I liked Will Clark. #texastwittertue

Tweet: @rangers Colby do you think the team is about to make another run like they did last year? #texastwittertue - OSUcowboy14

Colby: As long as everyone stays healthy, we should be fine. #texastwittertue

Tweet: @Rangers Colby, how is Ron Washington different from other managers you've played for? #TexasTwitterTue - TxAggieMc

Colby: He is very approachable and has an open door policy. #texastwittertue

Tweet: @Rangers #TexasTwitterTue Colby, while living in Japan did you become a big sushi fan? If so, what was your favorite - jimbobburris

Colby: I enjoyed it before I went over. I like Sashimi. #texastwittertue

Tweet: @Rangers Other than Rangers Ballpark in Arlington what is your favorite ballpark to pitch in? #TexasTwitterTue - joelheflin

Colby: Safeco Field in Seattle. I've had good success there. #texastwittertue

Tweet: @Rangers How was it pitching against Lee #TexasTwitterTue - katyhunter11

Colby: You know you better be on your game because he's not going to give up very many runs. #texastwittertue

Tweet: @ranger Do you feel a different vibe now that JHam & Neli are back? #TexasTwitterTue - ChunkeyRae

Colby: It's always good to have those 2 guys in the lineup. #texastwittertue

Tweet: #texastwittertue what is other favorite sport to watch (besides baseball)? - Coachcullen

Colby: Auto racing especially NASCAR. #texastwittertue

Tweet: @Rangers -COLBY! do you listen to music to get pumped before you pitch? #TexasTwitterTue - itsavannabieber

Colby: No, I don't. #texastwittertue

Tweet: @Rangers #texastwittertue where'd you pick-up that nasty 12-6 - jordanrlwolfe

Colby: I've always had a curveball. The slider got me back in the big leagues. #texastwittertue

Tweet: Can the players feel the fan excitement in the stadium? I was there Opening Day & it was electric in the stands! #texastwittertue - KarissaGreer

Colby: Absolutely. We definitely know when the stands are packed. And we have some of the best fans in the world! #texastwittertues

@Rangers: Colby had to go to work. Thanks for taking part in Texas Twitter Tuesday. #texastwittertue

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