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Mitch Moreland to play 1B in Game 3

Updated: October 3, 2011, 10:48 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Mitch Moreland will find himself at first base against Tampa Bay left-handed starter David Price in Monday's Game 3.

That's a change from how Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington approached Game 1 against left-handed pitcher Matt Moore. Then, Michael Young played first base with Yorvit Torrealba at designated hitter. But against Price, Washington is going to go with Moreland. The 26-year-old hit .234 against lefties this season.

"He's swinging the bat ...

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