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Friday, September 20, 2013
Lineups: David Murphy back in left field

By Todd Wills

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- David Murphy was back in the Rangers' starting lineup in left field for Friday's series opener against the Kansas City Royals, the first time he's started since last Friday.

"He's been working pretty good," manager Ron Washington said. "I see some improvement in his swing. For right now, he's in there.

Here are the rest of the lineups for Game 1 of Rangers-Royals:

2B Ian Kinsler
SS Elvis Andrus
RF Alex Rios
3B Adrian Beltre
DH A.J. Pierzynski
1B Mitch Moreland
C Geovany Soto
LF David Murphy
CF Leonys Martin
P Martin Perez

LF Alex Gordon
2B Emilio Bonifacio
1B Eric Hosmer
DH Billy Butler
C Salvador Perez
CF Lorenzo Cain
3B Mike Moustakas
RF Justin Maxwell
SS Alcides Escobar
P Ervin Santana