Lineup: Geovany Soto finally gets a rest

August, 24, 2012
8/24/12
4:35
PM CT
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Ron Washington meant to sit hot-hitting catcher Geovany Soto Thursday, but he put him in the lineup anyway. Today, the recent acquisition from the Chicago Cubs will take a seat. Luis Martinez will be behind the plate for the Texas Rangers in the second of four games against the Minnesota Twins. Josh Hamilton will assume the DH spot with Craig Gentry getting the start in center field and batting ninth.

Here are tonight's lineups:

RANGERS
2B Ian Kinsler
SS Elvis Andrus
DH Josh Hamilton
3B Adrian Beltre
RF Nelson Cruz
LF David Murphy
1B Mitch Moreland
C Luis Martinez
CF Craig Gentry

TWINS
CF Ben Revere
RF Darin Mastroianni
C Joe Mauer
1B Justin Morneau
LF Ryan Doumit
DH Trevor Plouffe
3B Jamey Carroll
2B Alexi Casilla
SS Pedro Florimon

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TEAM LEADERS

BA LEADER
Adrian Beltre
BA HR RBI R
.322 17 64 64
OTHER LEADERS
HRA. Beltre 17
RBIA. Beltre 64
RA. Beltre 64
OPSA. Beltre .876
WY. Darvish 10
ERAY. Darvish 3.06
SOY. Darvish 182