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Sunday, June 17, 2012
Lineups: Nelson Cruz draws first start in left field

By Randy Jennings

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Nelson Cruz, hero of Saturday's 8-3 win over Houston, draws his first start of the season in left field today, making way for Brandon Snyder in right. Josh Hamilton is sidelined for the third straight game as he recovers from an intestinal virus.

The lineups for today:

RANGERS

2B Ian Kinsler
SS Elvis Andrus
3B Michael Young
DH Adrian Beltre
LF Nelson Cruz
1B Mike Napoli
RF Brandon Snyder
C Yorvit Torrealba
CF Craig Gentry

ASTROS
CF Jordan Schafer
2B Jose Altuve
SS Jed Lowrie
DH Carlos Lee
RF Brian Bogusevic
LF Justin Maxwell
C Jason Castro
1B Matt Downs
3B Brian Bixler