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Lineups: Mitch Moreland back at first base

9/4/2012

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- First baseman Mitch Moreland, who didn’t start Monday against Kansas City with a left-hander on the mound, is back in the Rangers lineup for Tuesday’s game. Moreland got into the series opener on Labor Day as a defensive replacement and delivered a hit to snap an 0-for-14 slump. The Rangers hope that hit will get Moreland going again offensively. The lineups:

RANGERS

2B Ian Kinsler

SS Elvis Andrus

CF Josh Hamilton

3B Adrian Beltre

RF Nelson Cruz

DH Michael Young

LF David Murphy

C Geovany Soto

1B Mitch Moreland

ROYALS

CF Lorenzo Cain

SS Alcides Escobar

LF Alex Gordon

1B Billy Butler

C Salvador Perez

RF Jeff Francoeur

3B Mike Moustakas

DH Tony Abreu

2B Johnny Giavotella