Lineups: Mitch Moreland back at first base

September, 4, 2012
9/04/12
5:20
PM CT
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

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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Martin Perez
WINS ERA SO IP
3 1.86 20 29
OTHER LEADERS
BAA. Rios .333
HRP. Fielder 2
RBIA. Rios 10
RE. Andrus 11
OPSS. Choo .895
ERAY. Darvish 0.82
SOY. Darvish 23