Rangers Vs. Royals Lineups: Washington Sticks With Veterans

The lineups for the Texas Rangers' game against the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night are out.

To no one's surprise, Ron Washington will go with his veterans as the pennant race heats up. Rookies Jurickson Profar and Mike Olt may be the future, but their only role in the present will be to get their feet wet over the next month.

Texas:

1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B

2. Elvis Andrus (R) SS

3. Josh Hamilton (L) CF

4. Adrian Beltre (R) 3B

5. Nelson Cruz (R) RF

6. Michael Young (R) DH

7. David Murphy (L) LF

8. Geovany Soto (R) C

9. Mitch Moreland (L) 1B

Kansas City:

1. Lorenzo Cain (R) CF

2. Alcides Escobar (R) SS

3. Alex Gordon (L) LF

4. Billy Butler (R) 1B

5. Salvador Perez (R) C

6. Jeff Francoeur (R) RF

7. Mike Moustakas (L) 3B

8. Tony Abreu (S) DH

9. Johnny Giavotella (R) 2B

Check out Lone Star Ball for more on the Texas Rangers. For the Kansas City perspective, head to Royals Review. For more news and analysis from around the league, visit SB Nation's baseball hub, Baseball Nation.

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