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Thursday, May 6, 2010
Today's lineup: Elvis looks to extend streak

By Calvin Watkins

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers are back home after a six-game road trip to the west coast. Texas takes on Kansas City in the first of a four-game series tonight at the ballpark. Shortstop Elvis Andrus is hot -- he's hit in six consecutive games (.423 in that span) to match a season-high.

Here's the Rangers' lineup.

SS Elvis Andrus

3B Michael Young

LF Josh Hamilton

DH Vladimir Guerrero

2B Ian Kinsler

RF David Murphy

1B Justin Smoak

C Matt Treanor

CF Julio Borbon

Pitching: LHP Matt Harrison, 1-1, 4.97

Now, for the Royals:

LF Scott Podsednik

RF Willie Bloomquist

1B Billy Butler

DH Jose Guillen

3B Alberto Callaspo

2B Mike Aviles

C Jason Kendall

CF Mitch Maier

SS Yuniesky Betancourt

Pitching: RHP Kyle Davies, 2-1, 3.52