Lineups: Mike Olt, Craig Gentry get starts
Right fielder Nelson Cruz is out of the starting lineup for the second consecutive game. He didn't start Thursday against the Yankees but wound up with two at-bats after pinch hitting for Olt in the seventh inning.
Olt is playing third a day after starting in right against the Yankees, while Adrian Beltre is the DH. Michael Young is playing first, and Mitch Moreland sits against the lefty.
2B Ian Kinsler
SS Elvis Andrus
LF Josh Hamilton
DH Adrian Beltre
1B Michael Young
RF David Murphy
C Geovany Soto
CF Craig Gentry
3B Mike Olt
RHP Yu Darvish
LF Rajai Davis
2B Kelly Johnson
DH Edwin Encarnacion
1B David Cooper
SS Yunel Escobar
RF Moises Sierra
3B Omar Vizquel
C Jeff Mathis
CF Anthony Gose
LHP J.A. Happ
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