Lineup change: Elvis Andrus at SS, Young DH

August, 23, 2012
8/23/12
6:12
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ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers made a late lineup change, inserting Elvis Andrus at shortstop and moving Michael Young back to designated hitter. The order stays the same.

Young's wife, Cristina Barbosa, is close to giving birth to the couple's third child, so Young was with her for most of the day and is on call to be there whenever she goes into labor. So he'll be the DH and if something happens, manager Ron Washington will make a switch.

Young has two sons, Mateo and Emilio.

The lineup:

RANGERS
2B Ian Kinsler
SS Elvis Andrus
CF Josh Hamilton (L)
3B Adrian Beltre
RF Nelson Cruz
DH Michael Young
LF David Murphy (L)
C Geovany Soto
1B Mike Olt
Richard Durrett joined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009. He writes about colleges, the Dallas Stars and the Texas Rangers. Richard spent nine years at The Dallas Morning News covering the Rangers, Stars, colleges, motorsports and high schools.

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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Martin Perez
WINS ERA SO IP
3 1.86 20 29
OTHER LEADERS
BAL. Martin .315
HRR. Chirinos 2
RBIL. Martin 9
RE. Andrus 11
OPSS. Choo .827
ERAY. Darvish 0.82
SOY. Darvish 23