Tonight's lineup: Jorge Cantu starts at 1B

August, 10, 2010
8/10/10
4:55
PM CT
NOTE: Original lineups had New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano in the lineup, but those lineups have been pulled with Cano out and Ramiro Pena in at second base and batting ninth. Correct lineups are below.

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Rangers manager Ron Washington said he wanted to put his most veteran lineup on the field for tonight's two-game series opener against the New York Yankees. That's why right-handed hitting Jorge Cantu will get the start at first base and bat seventh against Yankees righty A.J. Burnett instead of left-handed hitting youngster Mitch Moreland.

New York will be without slugger Mark Teixeira, who stayed behind to be with his wife, who is expected to deliver a baby today. That gives former Houston Astros star Lance Berkman the start at first base. Also, second baseman Robinson Cano and catcher Jorge Posada are out.

Texas Rangers (64-47)
SS Elvis Andrus (.275)
3B Michael Young (.290)
CF Josh Hamilton (.355)
DH Vladimir Guerrero (.301)
RF Nelson Cruz (.314)
LF David Murphy (.266)
1B Jorge Cantu (.313)
C Bengie Molina (.215)
2B Cristian Guzman (.115)
P C.J. Wilson (10-5, 3.30 ERA)

New York Yankees (69-42)
SS Derek Jeter (.279)
RF Nick Swisher (.295)
DH Marcus Thames (.304)
3B Alex Rodriguez (.264)
LF Austin Kearns (.269)
1B Lance Berkman (.185)
C Francisco Cervelli (.255)
CF Brett Gardner (.283)
2B Ramiro Pena (.208)
P A.J. Burnett (9-9, 4.93 ERA)

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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Colby Lewis
WINS ERA SO IP
10 5.18 133 170
OTHER LEADERS
BAA. Beltre .324
HRA. Beltre 19
RBIA. Beltre 77
RA. Beltre 79
OPSA. Beltre .879
ERAC. Lewis 5.18
SOY. Darvish 182