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Sunday, August 4, 2013
Lineups: Cruz starts at DH instead of RF

By Eric Gilmore, Special to
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OAKLAND, Calif. -- Nelson Cruz remained in the lineup Sunday against the Oakland A's, despite a lingering quad bruise that makes it difficult for him to run. Cruz, though, will start at designated hitter instead of right field. He'll bat sixth in the order. Left-hander Derek Holland (8-6, 3.18) will start for the Texas Rangers and face A's right-hander A.J. Griffin (10-7, 3.90).

RF Leonys Martin
SS Elvis Andrus
2B Ian Kinsler
3B Adrian Beltre
C A.J. Pierzynski
DH Nelson Cruz
LF David Murphy
CF Craig Gentry
1B Mitch Moreland

DH Coco Crisp
SS Jed Lowrie
3B Josh Donaldson
LF Yoenis Cespedes
1B Nate Freiman
2B Alberto Callaspo
CF Chris Young
RF Josh Reddick
C Derek Norris