Nelson Cruz, Mike Napoli in lineup

Updated: October 28, 2011, 11:46 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

ST. LOUIS -- Texas Rangers catcher Mike Napoli and outfielder Nelson Cruz were in the lineup card for Friday night's 6-2, Series ending loss in Game 7.

Cruz came out in the 11th inning of Game 6 with a strained right groin suffered on his final at-bat of the game. Napoli rolled his left ankle going awkwardly into second base in the fourth inning but stayed in the game.

Both players, though, were in their usual spots in the lineup. Cruz batted sixth and Napoli seventh.

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