Lineups: Mike Napoli (sick) is scratched
“He tried to move around and do something, but it’s not necessary for me to run him out there,” manager Ron Washington said. “We’ll give him today and hopefully he’ll feel better tomorrow.”
A look at the lineups:
2B Ian Kinsler
SS Elvis Andrus
CF Josh Hamilton
3B Adrian Beltre
1B Michael Young
LF David Murphy
RF Nelson Cruz
C Yorvit Torrealba
DH Mitch Moreland
LHP Derek Holland is pitching.
2B Kelly Johnson
SS Yunel Escobar
RF Jose Bautista
DH Edwin Encarnacion
C J.P. Arencibia
CF Colby Rasmus
3B Brett Lawrie
1B Yan Gomes
RHP Brandon Morrow is pitching.
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