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Saturday, June 19, 2010
Rangers-Astros lineup: No Vlad or Treanor

By Calvin Watkins

HOUSTON -- Game 2 of the Lone Star Series between the Rangers and Astros has two regulars getting a night off for the vistors in Vladimir Guerrero and Matt Treanor. David Murphy moves to right field and Max Ramirez is the catcher. With no DH, Guerrero gets to play the field more, but not tonight. Now, to the lineups and pregame notes.

Rangers

SS Elvis Andrus
3B Michael Young
2B Ian Kinsler
LF Josh Hamilton
RF David Murphy
1B Justin Smoak
C Max Ramirez
CF Julio Borbon
P Colby Lewis

Astros

CF Michael Bourn
2B Jeff Keppinger
1B Lance Berkman
LF Carlos Lee
RF Hunter Pence
3B Pedro Feliz
C Kevin Cash
SS Tommy Manzella
P Brian Moehler

Notes: Rangers team doctor Keith Meister determined RHP Derek Holland suffered a right kneecap subluxation and will undergo an MRI on Monday in Surprise, Ariz. Holland was rehabbing his left shoulder (rotator cuff inflammation) when he injured his knee during a fielding drill Friday. Holland suffered the same injury during the first week of spring training. Holland won't throw for about three-to-five days. ... RHP Tommy Hunter threw 45 pitches in a Saturday bullpen session and said things "felt good, no problems." He expects to start on Tuesday against Pittsburgh. Also, pitching coach Mike Maddux said the plan is for RHP Dustin Nippert to start Wednesday after he had a good bullpen session. ... Manager Ron Washington said closer Neftali Feliz is available for tonight's game. Feliz, the AL leader in saves with 18, pitched three consecutive days before getting shut down for a day on Friday. ... On the Rangers' clubhouse TV was the TCU-Florida State College World Series game. ... Saturday is Nolan Ryan Bobblehead night. ... Ryan was scheduled to attend an autograph signing prior to the game, as was Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin.